Category: Original Art
Image: Portrait of an androgynous man
Color: The art is painted with oil color
Size: 100×100 cm
Technique: Oil on stretched canvas
Story of OTTOMAN written by VAGNELIND: Ottoman enjoys blurring boundaries. His name, uncommon to the extent of nearing disappearance, stems from the former Ottoman Empire. This sense of the Middle East is expressed in his scent: the earthiness of sandalwood, opulence of saffron, and woody spice of black pepper. People often refer to his sense of fashion as ‘androgynous.’ The origins of the word lays in medieval French, incorporating ‘andro-‘, meaning ‘man’, and ‘gyné’, meaning ‘woman’, referring to an ambiguity of gender performance. Despite the archaic roots of the term, Ottoman is anything but stuck in the past: he is proud of his nonconforming, barrier-breaking identity.
Handwritten on the reverse canvas: The story is handwritten by the artist to share her thoughts abut the fictive person. Even location and date when the work of art was made is written on reverse.
Certificate of Authenticity: The art comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Signature: Signed on the front by the artist VAGNELIND.