Naval officers, sailors, yacht racers, and commercial fisherman are all familiar with the language of International maritime signal flags. This series of original paintings depicts the entire 26-letter alphabet used by vessels to communicate with each other, since the ocean is a multi-lingual environment. Each of these flags also carry secondary meanings, mostly to do with safety or emergencies. It is quite a fascinating and complex language.
Synthetic polymer on stretched canvas, 12 x 12 inches each. Unframed. By Michael Aron, 2020. They can be arranged to fill a large wall either vertically or horizontally. Approximated 8 ft x 5 ft in total as shown.
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