?This type of Victorian dress always looked so conservative to me, yet the bustle was put in place to bring specific attention to the butt. I thought it would be amusing to amplify this bustle to a level of absurdity.?
~ Michael Joy
This Dressage | Antique woman portrait in Victorian riding dress with horse saddle shaped bustle, satirical image, black and white photo, surreal collage, abstract wall art print, Victorian fashion art print, vintage image, scenery wall d?cor, vintage lady portrait, garden landscape wall art, steampunk art print, retro steampunk costume, giclee art print is 12"x16". Using the archival Gicl?e printing process, Michael has selected a thick and gorgeous archival (400 gsm) Strathmore water color paper to carry the medium. The textured paper is Ph-neutral, optical brighter additive-free and has a special top coating allowing unprecedented precision, contrast and color saturation for a matte medium. The print is shipped unmatted and ready for professional framing.
These images, sometimes funny, sometimes serious, have their own individual story. Michael uses the computer to knit together unique imagery not commonly seen together in this context. Whether he uses old images in new ways or mixes new images with old images, each collage comes together as one complete graphic concept. Possibly some will bring laughter, some will bring beauty and some will bring contemplation. Hopefully, you will want to bring some prints into your home.