‘Wonder Woman’ is a Silkscreen Print by contemporary artist Not Now Nancy. Hand finished with blue and red foil, the print is from a limited edition of 50 and is signed and numbered by the artist.
The work of Not Now Nancy stages a dichotomy between an Arcadian past and an urban modernity, uniting conflicting themes into a harmonious and compellingly beautiful blend. Her prints are a fusion of layers, building found antique illustrations into hand drawn elements and symbolic contemporary imagery to achieve a unique and captivating aesthetic.
‘Wonder Woman’ depicts the Marvel superhero as a white silhouette, surrounded by black and white horticultural etchings and images of the cosmos. In this Americana edition of the print, the iconic superhero’s wings are striped in red and white, while the star of here tiara is coloured in royal blue: a quiet nod to the stars and stripes of the American flag
Not Now Nancy works femininity into the piece, subtly alluding to female anatomy with delicate flora and fauna, in a celebration of one of fiction’s most enduringly powerful women. It’s a hypnotic piece, dark and haunting while saturated with breathtaking beauty.