Maryann held

EARTHLY REMAINS

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January 21st, 2022

Arch Enemy Arts is pleased to present Earthly Remains, an exciting collection of new works from Maryann Held. This solo feature debuts nine acrylic paintings that unite vibrance, texture, intricacy, and form– each lavishly housed within vintage frames. 

 

A local artist, Maryann reinterprets Pennsylvania Dutch and illuminated motifs into brightly colored flora, suspending them alongside animal, insect, and bone alike. The black ground of her paintings catapult her subjects to the forefront, commanding the eye to consider every brilliant line of her embellished pieces. Like a soothing breath, organic elements give reprieve and contemplation as flowery leaves orbit around them.

 

Regarding the meanings behind her work, she states:

 

“My main artistic inspirations have always been naturalist illustrations, and more recently folk art. More abstractly I've not been able to stray too far from focusing on representations of death/ decay, and ideas of duality/ other selves. The state of the world is, frankly, panic-inducing, but focusing on death (and even suffering) as being a part of the natural world, and also a source of healing, is very helpful to me these days.”

by Alex Medlin II

 

Earthly Remains is Maryann’s second solo show with Arch Enemy Arts since her 2021 feature, Phase/Change. 

EARTHLY REMAINS will be on view from January 26th - February 20th, 2022.
Sold works will begin to ship the week following the closing of the exhibition, unless other arrangements have been made.

Items marked with a red dot have already been sold.

Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"The Mask" (2022) Acrylic and gold ink on board in antique frame 19"x13" framed to 20"x14" $1700 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Equinox" (2022) acrylic and gold ink on board in antique frame 6" x 9" framed to 14" x 12" $2200 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Token" (2022) acrylic on board 8" x 10" framed $725 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"La Luna" (2022) acrylic on board 8" x 10" framed $675 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Emperor" (2022) acrylic on gold ink on board 7" x 5" framed to 7.5" x 5.5" $300 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"The Window" (2022) acrylic on gold ink on board 5" x 3.5" framed to 6.5" x 5" $300 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Bouquet" (2022) acrylic and gold paint on elk scapula 13.5"w x 8"h x 2.25"d $550 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"The Wren" (2022) acrylic on board in antique frame 2.5" x 3.5" framed to 6" x 6" $375 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Jewel Box" (2022) acrylic on board 5" x 3.5" framed to 7" x 6.5" $200 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Dark Eyerises" (2022) acrylic on board 5.5" x 7.5" framed $200 USD

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PAST CATALOG WORKS

all work marked with a red dot have been sold

Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Goldie" (2021) acrylic on board 4" x 5" $225 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Chimera" (2021) acrylic and gold ink on board 16.75" x 16.75" $950 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Nimbus" (2021) acrylic and gold ink on board 7.5" x 9" framed to 10" x 12" $650 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Veil Tail" (2021) acrylic on board 2.25" x 3.25" framed to 3.5" x 4.5" $200 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Garnet" (2021) acrylic on board 4.5" x 5" $200 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Dark Eyeris" (2021) acrylic on board 3" x 4" $175 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Nocturne" (2021) acrylic and glow in the dark pigment on board 8" x 8" $425 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Bridegroom" (2021) acrylic and gold pen on black paper 7" x 10" $475 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Betrothed" (2021) acrylic and gold pen on black paper 7" x 10" framed $475 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Pursuit" (2021) acrylic on board 12" x 14" framed to 13" x 15" $975 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Xochimilco" (2021) acrylic and glowing paint on board 6" x 8" framed to 10" x 13" $775 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Folie a Deux” (2021) Acrylic and gold ink on board 13" x 16" $1400 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Constellation" (2021) acrylic and gold leaf on board 8" x 13" framed to 10" x 15" • SOLD •

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"The Museum" (2021) acrylic and gold ink on board 11.5" x 14.5" framed to 15" x 18" $1250 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"The Seer" (2021) acrylic and gold ink on board 7.5" x 10" oval framed to 11" x 13.5" $725 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Sepulcher" (2021) acrylic on board 3" x 4" (x 2) framed together as 9.5" x 7" $390 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Secret Garden" (2021) acrylic on board in vintage frame 4" x 5.5" $225 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Eyeris" (2021) acrylic on board in daguerreotype case 2.5" x 3" $175 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Eyeris Garden" (2021) acrylic on board 11" x 4.5" in frame $225 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Heirloom" (2021) acrylic on board 7.25" x 7.25" framed to 9.25" x 9.25" $560 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Danglefoot" (2021) acrylic and gold ink on board 11.25" x 11.25" framed to 13" x 13" $475 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

THE WITCH (BLACK PHILLIP) "King of All" (2021) acrylic and ink on board 10" x 12" in frame -- SOLD --

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Comet in The Sky" (2020) acrylic and gold ink on board 4.5" x 4.5" framed to 9" x 10" • SOLD •

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Burning Bright" (2020) acrylic on board 2.5" x 3" framed to 4" x 5" • SOLD •

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Pinky" (2020) acrylic on board 2.5" x 3.25" framed to 3" x 4.5" • SOLD •

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Leo" (2020) 4.75" x 6.75" framed t0 6.25" x 8.25" acrylic on board • SOLD •

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"Gullinkambi" (2020) acrylic and gold ink on board 16" x 20" • SOLD •

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"The Gift" (2020) acrylic on colored board 8 x 10" framed to 9.5 x 12.5" $850 USD

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"The Harbinger of Bad Feelings" (2020) acrylic on colored board 11.25 x 15" framed to 12.5 x 16" • SOLD •

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Maryann Held
Maryann Held

"The Saint" (2020) acrylic on colored board 11 x 15" framed to 16.5 x 20" • SOLD •

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