Anna Bugbee: Axis Mundi

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Signed and numbered edition of 180 by Anna Bugbee

5 color screenprint on French 100lb cover, 2018

Made in Brooklyn, NY. Standard 18"x24" size for easy and affordable framing or let us frame it in our hand made Vermont maple museum frame featuring walnut splines, archival UV blocking glazing and acid free mounting.

“Axis Mundi” is the world center, the connection between Heaven and Earth. As the celestial and geographic pole, it expresses a point of connection between sky and earth where the four compass directions meet. At this point, travel and correspondence is made between higher and lower realms. Within the central known universe a specific locale, often a mountain or other elevated place, gains status as center of the center, the Axis Mundi. Growing up in the mountains, I have long been fascinated with their sacred beauty and power. This print is based on a collage that I made which includes an arial photo from the plane flying over Utah, along with other drawn elements. I like to explore the dichotomy between the natural and manmade world in my work, and the invisible systems at play that shape the way the planet functions. 

Anna Bugbee (b. 1990 in Logan, UT) is a book artist, designer and printmaker. She received a BFA from New York University. After graduating, she worked at BRT Printshop in Brooklyn, New York for three years before taking time off to focus on her own work and travel. She is currently participating in artist residencies across the US. 

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