About this work of Art
How To Eat An Elephant
Original limited edition of 50 – printed by the artist on Somerset 300gsm Cotton paper
Image size W 20 cm x H 15 cm
Sheet size W 34 cm x H 29 cm
Please note that in situ images are purely an indication of how a piece may look.
How To Eat An Elephant is an original etching by Will Taylor. It explores animal images and mathematics, including the integral of volumes. Each impression is marked on the reverse with the artist’s Woolstore Studio stamp.
The Natural Sciences etchings have the feel of Leonardo’s notebooks and draw on the artist’s science and engineering education juxtaposed against animals and other inventions. These are original copper plate etchings presented in limited editions. They play on ideas of mathematics, interconnections and backward writing – a conceit of printmaking. Will Taylor’s printmaking has a traditional feel, using only line in monotone to create a range of tones, and reflects a love and fascination of the masters of the etching revival. As well as the Natural Sciences, Will explores various themes including animals and topographical. An accomplished artist, his printmaking is the culmination of various working methods which include charcoal drawings and painting, always underpinned by a strong sense of draughtsmanship.
Will Taylor grew up in Liverpool and after a career in business chose a dramatically different direction to develop his interest in arts and creativity. He is now an established artist and printmaker based in Rye East Sussex. He attended short schools at the Slade School of Fine Art London and Kent Institute of Art and Design Maidstone, but is predominantly self-taught.
He was elected a member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 2018 and has been a member of the Society of Graphic Fine Art since 2005. His work is in various collections and has been in galleries in Kent and East Sussex, as well as in London at the Mall Galleries, Bankside Gallery and at the RA Summer Exhibition.
If you would like to discuss any etchings by Will Taylor please email Deborah Allan email@example.com or call 07799 535765.
- Size : H 29 cm x W 34 cm