Contact Info

Email
kelly@kellyobrien.co.uk
Phone
(202) 470-5899
Secondary Phone
+44 (0)7983 312643

Playing With Fire is an ongoing series of box-framed cut and burned paper wall panels. They are quite popular with designers for hotel projects. To date, the work has been commissioned as multiples for large wall installations in hospitality settings such as Ritz-Carlton, Hilton Hotels, Marriott Conference Centers, Emaar Hospitality Group, and Norwegian Cruise Lines. Sizes are custom for the project. More images here and here.

Kelly M. O'Brien, Playing With Fire No. 14 (detail). Paper, gold leaf, flame. 30 x 24 inches. ©2015.

Kelly M. O’Brien, Playing With Fire No. 14 (detail). Paper, gold leaf, flame. 30 x 24 inches. ©2015.

Kelly M. O'Brien, Playing With Fire No. 7. Paper, gold leaf, flame. 56.5 x 32.5 inches. ©2015.

Kelly M. O’Brien, Playing With Fire No. 7. Paper, gold leaf, flame. 56.5 x 32.5 inches. ©2015.

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Kelly M. O’Brien, Playing With Fire No. 1. Paper, gold leaf, ink, flame. 21.5 x 18 x 2.75 inches. ©2013.

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Kelly M. O’Brien, Playing With Fire No. 2. Paper, gold leaf, ink, flame. 21.5 x 18 x 2.75 inches. ©2013.

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Kelly M. O’Brien, Playing With Fire No. 26. Paper, gold leaf, ink, flame. 35.5 x 29 x 2.65 inches. ©2016. Commissioned for The Address Boulevard Dubai, Dubai, UAE

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Kelly M. O’Brien, Playing With Fire No. 26 (detail). Paper, gold leaf, ink, flame. 35.5 x 29 x 2.65 inches. ©2016. Commissioned for Dubai hotel.

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Kelly M. O’Brien, Playing With Fire No. 32. Paper, gold leaf, flame. 40 x 28 x .25 inches. ©2016.

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Kelly M. O’Brien, Playing With Fire No. 35 (Orange). Paper, spray paint, flame. 28 x 28 x .5 inches. ©2016.

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Kelly M. O’Brien, Playing With Fire No. 35 (Orange). Paper, spray paint, flame. 28 x 28 x .5 inches. ©2016.