When the mummified remains of a 5,000 year-old tourist -- the Ice Man -- were discovered in the Alps several years ago, the story caught artist Morten Fadum's attention. In the Ice man's story, Fadum found a connection to his own aboriginal northern European ancestors and the power of cultural icons.Working on birch or maple boards, Fadum renders his primitive figures in India ink over a colorful wash of acrylics. He then combines turquoise beads, broken tools, and natural items to ornament and compliment the event in the ...

Even Poets Dance 1997, Mazuri Press

ISBN-13: 9780965114806