Pen & Ink on Vintage Paper

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Artist Loui Jover’s pen and ink drawings are so compelling against the vintage book pages.

Loui Jover

Loui Jover

According to Jover’s profile on, “Right now I like making ink drawings on adhered together sheets of vintage book paper, there is a fragility to these images that I find interesting (as if the wind may blow them away at any moment) and the hand drawn stark black lines against the intricate printed words of the book pages offer a strange fusion and depth that seems to give the images a kind of ‘meaning’ and back story, even though unconnected in a contrived way. I never pick the image for the pages or visa-versa they just collide as chance permits, any meaning they may have is purely created by the observer and their own imaginings.”

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