gloss

image: precious (2009-2013), a jewellery artwork showing a close up of a pair of lips wearing 22 karat gold liptstick © Tiffany Parbs, all rights reserved.

precious 2009-2013, 24 karat gold, lipstick compound 930 x 1290mm, photography by Terence Bogue

image: flow (2013) an artwork showing an image of a hand with a large gold plated droplet dripping from the pointer finger © Tiffany Parbs, all rights reserved.
image: flow (2013), an artwork that shows an image of a gold plated blob being squashed between thumb and forefinger© Tiffany Parbs, all rights reserved.
image: flow (2013), an artwork that features an image of a downturned hand with a large gold plated droplet dripping from the middle of the palm © Tiffany Parbs, all rights reserved.
image: flow (2013), an artwork showing an image of a gold plated droplet wrapped around the forefinger © Tiffany Parbs, all rights reserved.
image: flow (2013),an artwork that shows an image is of a gold plated mucus looking substance being stretched between the thumb and forefinger © Tiffany Parbs, all rights reserved.
image: flow (2013), an artwork showing a gold plated puddle dripping from the palm of an up turned hand  © Tiffany Parbs, all rights reserved.

flow 2013, 22kt gold leaf, plastic, digital giclée prints (x8), 210 x 295mm, photography by Tiffany Parbs

image: vestige (2013), an artwork showing two feet with the top of two feet and toes gold plated  © Tiffany Parbs, all rights reserved.
image: the artwork vestige, showing two feet with gold painted toes with the gold being washing away
image: currency (2013), an artwork showing an over sized gold plated ring worn by two fingers, stone set with a large gold foiled chocolate 2 Euro coin  © Tiffany Parbs, all rights reserved.

currency 2013, 22kt gold leaf, plastic, giclée print 420 x 315mm, photography by Tiffany Parbs

gloss is a monochromatic response to idealised concepts of preciousness and beauty, using sculpture, photography and lustre to highlight an alternate view of inherent value and worth.  This series documents alchemical propositions within an intimate landscape, suggesting ways the body can be augmented by superficial embellishment.

vestige 2013, gold paint, giclée prints, 420 x 550mm, photography by Tiffany Parbs

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