Artwork copyright Jane Burns. Photo courtesy of Washington State Arts Commission.
Twins on a Wire, 1999
(American, born 1957)
Location: TOPS K-8 School at Seward, Seattle
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
Created as part of artist Jane Burns' series of paintings that feature twins, Twins on a Wire depicts two figures working together to hold up a door. Play features largely in this series and acts as a metaphor for communication, coorporation, and embracing different points of view.
This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Seattle School District.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
While working as an illustrator and graphic designer, Northwest artist Jane Burns continues to create fine art paintings, prints, and multimedia artworks. Often inspired by children, Burns' artworks bridge the gap between fine art and functional objects. She has illustrated children's books and designed children's games like "Tiddley Winks." She lives and works in Bellingham, Northwestern Washington.
|Material Category||Painting - paint on fabric|
|Medium||Acrylic paint on canvas|
|Dimensions||18 in x 14 in|
|Acquisition Method||Direct purchase|
|Artist Location||Washington, United States|
|Agency||Seattle Public Schools|
|Artwork Location||TOPS K-8 School at Seward|
Outside main office
|Site Type||Public School|
|Address||3311 NE 60th St.|
Seattle, WA 98115
|Geo. Coordinates||47.642485 | -122.324236|
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