This is really neat artwork- quite interesting. I love paper art!
relief, monotype on kitakata & mulberry, stitching, dimensions variable
Martincic’s artwork is made from handmade japanese paper.
The paper bathing caps are constructed out of this silky bicchu torinoko gampi.
pink polka dot slimline suit
woodcut on mulberry, acrylic stain, seam binding, stitching, 29x15x¼”, 2008
Peach-Gray Circle Bathing Cap
relief on gampi, stitching, 12x9x3/8”, 2013
photo: Jeffrey M. Bruce
Monotype on Matsuo Kozo & Inshu Mitsumata, Stitching, Dimensions Variable, 2012,
photo: Tom Ferris
“My recent artwork explores the connection between the body and water.
I use bathing suits and environments associated with water to reveal the fine line between public and private, intimacy and exposure, skin and clothing. “
Bathing suits, bathing caps, pool floats
aqua diamond deep V sheer suit
ink on matsuo kozo, stitching, 26×16.5×3/8”, 2013,
photo Jeffrey M. Bruce
mustard & mint plaid bathing cap
relief on gampi, stitching, 12×9.5×3/8”, 2013, Photo Jeffrey M. Bruce
pale green three stripe sheer suit
ink on matuso kozo, stitching, 25.5×16.5×3/8”, 2013, photo Jeffrey M. Bruce