16 July 2012
Mixed Feelings #6 - Hands
MIXED FEELINGS #6: HANDS
Japanese-method woodblock (moku hanga) with transfer drawing
Image size: 10.25" x 17" (26 x 43 cm)
Paper size: 12.5" x 19" (63.5 x 98 cm)
Paper: Shikoku White
When I was a child my mom told me never to put my hands in my mouth after touching money. She said money is dirty because so many people have touched it.
This is the sixth print in a series examining figures of speech about money that use the same metaphor for both wealth and poverty. The words in black are modeled on my father's handwriting.