Tremont Looking West

by okayart

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Olivia J. Kiers. “Tremont St., Boston. Looking West.” 2016. Linocut. 4 x 6″

This is going back to my sketchy lino style. It’s inspired by crossing Tremont Street in Boston’s South End after work, on a winter evening. The streetlamps were all on, but the sky was still a soft green-blue. I was wondering if I could convey a sense of that in black and white, just using line. Not sure I did, but certainly this was a fun block to cut and print. The view is busy and overwhelming, but that’s the city for you. I might try to print a version of this using color; we’ll see.