Xanadu Gallery | Scottsdale, AZ*

Elisabeth Ladwig - "The Writer"

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Artist: Elisabeth Ladwig
Title: The Writer
Medium: Photo Collage Print (unframed)
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Unframed fine art prints. Printed on museum-grade, textured fine art paper (100% rag archival). 

18"h x 12"w: Edition of 28
27"h x 18"w: Edition of 17
35" h x 23"w: Edition of 7

"She had strayed from the beaten path, wandering in the dark woods, a scene that mirrored her own uncertainty. Around the bend, an old typewriter hovered above a boulder, beckoning the girl to share her heart. She approached cautiously. Tucking under her long white dress, she sat in the moonlight, allowing the tap-tap of a few keys to echo into the night... Nothing happened. She tapped a few more, and a few more, gradually disappearing into a space all her own, a space she hadn't known existed. Her words became less guarded as her passion augmented, and this honesty, this vulnerability, refreshed the soul. A small puff emanated from the machine and grew larger, manifesting the detoxifying effect of her truth. She smiled as she watched the smoke dance higher and higher, carrying her story to the Universe." Elisabeth Ladwig

"The Writer" portrays a scene with a surreal, dreamlike quality. There's a woman seated on a rock. She's immersed in the act of typing on a typewriter, from which a fantastical cloud-like substance is emanating, swirling around and blending with the similarly textured cloudy sky above. The woman is dressed in a light-colored dress that reaches down to her ankles, with layers that give it a delicate, ethereal look complementing the mysterious atmosphere of the artwork. Surrounding the figure, the backdrop is rendered with moody, dark tones. Crumpled pages lie scattered at her feet. The artwork evokes a sense of escapism and the power of storytelling, where the act of writing unleashes an otherworldly experience that transcends the physical confines of the environment.