Agnes Denes - The Butterfly Effect

£ 5,000
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Immerse yourself in the idea that every choice, every gesture and every thought has the potential to spark a chain reaction of unforeseen consequences with The Butterfly Effect, a signed print by environmental art icon, Agnes Denes.

Named after the allegory for chaos theory, The Butterfly Effect posits that seemingly minor occurrences can trigger significant consequences in complex systems. Just as the gentle flutter of a butterfly's wings could hypothetically set off a typhoon, so too can small actions ripple through the fabric of existence, shaping the course of events in ways both profound and unpredictable. 

As a primary figure among concept-based art emerging in the 60s and 70s, Denes defies categorization, pioneering several art movements while delving into science, philosophy, linguistics, and beyond. Her artistic practice, as distinctive as it is diverse, engages deeply with socio-political ideas, leaving an indelible mark on the landscape of contemporary art.

Challenging the viewer to recognise the power we hold to influence the world around us, The Butterfly Effect becomes not only a symbol of chaos and uncertainty but also a testament to the inherent interconnectedness of all things—an invitation to embrace the beauty and complexity of our shared existence.

Edition of 25 (+5 APs)

Unframed: 660 x 742 mm

Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemühle Fine Art Pearl

Signed (lower right reverse corner).

Arrives with a numbered (1-25), stamped and dated certificate of authenticity.

5 May, 2022

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