Terry Adkins work Aten, is a 36 x 24 inch print on paper produced by Brandywine Workshop and Archive in Philadelphia. The work Aten features an X-ray of the mummified head of ancient Egyptian king Tutankhamun and is printed with a specific blue ink called "mummy blue". Now, Mummy blue ink can be made synthetically, but the color was first created by grinding up the mummified remains of humans for pigments.
Washington, DC born sculptor, photographer and performance artist, Terry Atkins earned a BS from Fisk University, an MS from Illinois State University, and an MFA from the University of Kentucky. Adkins was an Associate Professor of Fine Arts in t...Read More