Standard Edition Image Size 90x60cm
Framed: 108x78cm £1495
Deluxe Editions with hand-embellished collage and diamond dust. Image Size 102x70cm
Framed: 120x88cm. £2295
Introducing 'Stella', the latest technicolour extravaganza from Maria Rivans, starring the one and only Sophia Loren!
Lights fade, curtain lifts, and a newspaper comes spinning into view: 'The end of the world!' reads one headline, 'Technology kills!' reads another. Enter Stella, a bright star amidst the panic, wearing her spectacular headdress. Here, the natural world collides with human life to create a vision of earthly paradise: luscious flowers are studded with the riches of technological innovation; beetles have become as precious as diamonds; and happy, laughing children scale the summit of human aspiration. In a time of climate crisis, Rivans's print doesn't bury its head in the sand – it reminds us that we can live in harmony with our beautiful planet, that technology isn't always a bad thing, and that future lies with our younger generations. As Sophia Loren's steady, sapphire gaze seems to say: 'The future looks bright; the future looks stellar'.