Wall color:

"<a href="https://www.artistsforconservation.org/virtual-exhibit/16754/artist/1555/artwork/auguries-innocence-ii-19514">Auguries of Innocence II</a>" by Josh Tiessen | Canada
Fieldset

Auguries of Innocence II

Wallhanging by Josh Tiessen
Dimensions:
12.50" H x 6.50" W
Medium:
Oil
Year Completed:
2021
Subject(s):
Madagascan Moon Moth
Original for Sale:
Original Available
Artist will donate 25% to World Wildlife Fund from sale of this work.
Buy Button
$2,800 USD
Note: Purchase/payment via the above Paypal link is directly with the artist. Be advised that there may be additional taxes and/or shipping charges. We recommend that buyers confirm price and any additional costs directly with the artist prior to purchase. AFC is not responsible for any sales conducted directly with the artist.
Upon a Celtic cross the Madagascan Moon Moth, with crossed tails, enacts a crucifix, as an innocent suffering creature at the hands of tropical deforestation. Innocence is often accorded to tiny creatures like puppies and insects. Insects comprise 80% of the animal kingdom. Unfortunately, the moth gets a bad rap for holes in sweaters and blankets. Reflecting back to Blake’s poem (previous painting) I sought to highlight the beauty of moths, how they, along with butterflies, play an important role in the food chain, and in transferring pollen to plants that provide us food to eat and oxygen to breathe.

 

 

Auguries of Innocence II | Wallhanging by Josh Tiessen | Artists for Conservation 2021