The Days Are Long and the Years Are Short


12”x 9” x 1/2” mixed media (acrylic, leaves, fabric, thread, ink) on canvas. Created in 2021. Original artwork by Taryn Okesson.

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Layers of fabric were adhered to the canvas before sewing on primed leaves found in the New England forest. The phrase “The Days Are Long and the Years Are Short” is repeated in background, readable from many different directions. While creating this piece I was thinking about human mortality and experience of time. Acrylic paint, fabric, found leaves, thread, ink, on canvas. Size in Inches H x W x D: 12″ x 9″ x 1/2.” Year Made: 2021.

This piece will come with a signed certificate of authenticity. Sealed with clear Acrylic, Ready to Hang, Thoughtfully wrapped for shipping.

The Days Are Long and the Years Are Short

Acrylic, Ink, Fabric, Thread, Leaves on Canvas


12″ x 9″ 1/2″


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