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+597 Photography is the first online art gallery focused solely on photography of and by artists from Suriname. We offer you the possibility to buy these quality artworks online and have these delivered to your house or office.

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Kalebas by Harvey Lisse

Prices from: 450,00

Exclusive prints that come in a limited edition. Each piece comes with a numbered and signed certificate of authenticity from the artist to assure the limitation and origin of the work.

 

All prints are original C-Prints made with a Chromira 5×50 Led Printer on high quality Fuji Photopaper mounted to 3mm dibond, an aluminium composite panel resistant to bending.

 

The print is then placed under Tru Vue TruLife™ acrylic museumglass (3 mm). When it comes to custom framing, acrylic museumglass is unmatched with its highest resolution viewing experience of the image:

  • Anti-reflective
  • Vibrant colors, depth, and clarity
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Anti-static properties to minimize dust
  • 99% UV protection
  • Cleans like glass—no special acrylic cleaner required
  • Including an easy hanging frame mounted to the backside

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Description

‘Kalebas’ by Harvey Lisse

Kalebas is how we call this kind of squash or gourd in Dutch. In Suriname this is being used in multiple ways.

In the Maroon culture they serve as serving dishes, storage trays and cups.

With the smaller bowls water is given to little kids; medium-sized bowls with beautiful decorations for meals;

little decorated bowls for washing rice, and large, undecorated bowls for ritual use according to the Winti culture.

The ‘kalebas’ is often used during a ‘wasi, a ritual cleansing bath, where we use the kalebas to scoop the water that

has been infused with aromatic liquids, herbs and flowers.

 

About the artist

Harvey Lisse (1984) comes from an artistic family. Suriname to him is his home, roots, love, family, but above all pure beauty. For inspiration Harvey researches his predecessors. African-American and African photographers in particular are of his interest. By capturing the beautiful black people of Suriname in a positive and beautiful manner, Harvey is making an effort to make the world a better place.

 

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Limited editions

+597 Photography has worked with the artists to hand-pick every artwork we offer in our Limited Edition collection.

Artworks in a limited edition have a set number of prints available for each size offered.

“Kalebas” by Harvey Lisse

50 editions, size 40 x 60 cm
35 editions, size 60 x 90 cm
25 editions, size 80 x 120 cm
15 editions, size 100 x 150 cm

The largest size edition comes in a limited edition of only 15 prints. Once all 15 of the prints in this edition size have sold out, there will be no other prints available in the size of 150 cm wide and 100 cm high. Limited edition prints of this artwork may be still available in other sizes.

Certificate of authenticity

Each limited edition piece comes with a numbered and signed Certificate of Authenticity from the artist. The Certificate of Authenticity guarantees the authenticity of the artist’s signature and includes the edition’s significant details: format and the work’s print number.

A limited edition print that recites the number 2/15 means that the buyer is purchasing the second published print in a maximum print edition of 15 total prints of a specified size and dimension based upon a high resolution digital image of the artist’s original work of art.