Before the Storm by Ryan Van Der Hout
- Laser Cut Pigment Print With Gold Leaf
- 24 × 24 inches
60.96 × 60.96 cm
About the Work
From below a screen of drifting, white stratocumulus clouds, a gold mass appears to rise through precise, geometric perforations in this 24 inch square mixed media image.Gold leaf behind a laser cut black and white photograph creates the illusion of depth. This work is in an edition of 10. The work is framed using museum glass. Ryan Van Der Hout's photo-based work has been exhibited across Canada, the U.K. and in New York, most notably as part of the AGO’s Collector’s series, as a featured Contact exhibition and Flash Forward 2016. His work has been supported by the Ontario Arts Council. Ryan is a graduate of Ryerson's photography program. His work has been published in The Huffington Post, CBC online, and Readers Digest.