Cent Sun, 2012
cut tissue paper mounted to paper, copper coin, plastic bag
10 3/8 in. by 10 3/8 in.
Cent Sun is a cut paper silhouette on very thin black paper in a sunburst-form reminiscent of Onnen's phenakistiscope drawings. Glued to the center of the sunburst is a copper Euro cent. Mounted to a sheet of yellow backing paper. Packaged in an attractive yellow, white and black striped plastic bag. Signed, numbered, dated and titled on the backing sheet.
Serge Onnen is a Dutch artist whose work has been shown in Europe, South America and North America. Residencies: Rijksakademie, Amsterdam; Glassell Program Houston, TX; ISCP program NYC; Cite International des Arts Paris. He is the trumpet player for the improvisational band Oorbeek.