Andrew Furst

Sun Runes – Work in Progress

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Sun Runes this is an altered photograph of some unusual patterns of light I saw on the wall of a building in Chicago last year.  The images remind me of runes.  I’ll probably use this image as part of another collage or shadow box.  

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The Theophany – The Latest in the Shadowbox Series

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I’ve had a fairly productive winter creating a shadowbox series. This one is titled The Theophany. The Theophany is the term for the baptism of Christ. It is a part of the Gospel that has always been interesting to me. I’ve modeled this collage on the Russian Orthodox icon for the event.  It contains several important characters in the story. I’ve found that religious texts offer the most when we look at the cast of characters and try to relate to them, especially in the context of your own circumstances.  In the…read more

Illusions of Time – The Latest in the Shadowbox Series

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I’ve had a fairly productive winter creating a shadowbox series. Here is another one of them titled Illusions of Time. So,Take a look at my store to see this and other shadowbox series pieces. This piece incorporates several icons of time to challenge the human assumptions about time.  Here are a few thoughts from my notebook.  They describe what I think is the simplest critique of our concept of time.  We assume the direction of time is toward the future, but if you look at the diagram below, it could make more…read more

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