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‘’BOUYANCY”, Explorations in Soft Abstraction #1…

“Bouyancy” is part of an ongoing series entitled “Explorations in Soft Abstraction”. Much of my work is characterized by graphic hard lines, shapes and forms. In the soft abstraction series I explore diffuse lines, shapes and forms along with soft, blended color transitions. I feel the influence of Mark Rothko very powerfully in these works.…

‘MONOLITH’

This painting is a great example of the idea that there may be no such thing as a truly abstract painting because as Picasso once said, “It is impossible for a painting to be about nothing”. At first glance it does indeed appear to be a simple abstract work, yet upon a bit of extended…

“FERTILITY”

A figure with protruding breasts and belly stands facing left against a backdrop of vibrant, colorful, highly textured vertical and semi circular forms resting upon a deep green pedestal of sorts. The backdrop for this fertile figure could be a place, like a temple, to the moon, perhaps. It could be a creature or companion.…

‘VERTICAL FORMS’

At first glance, VERTICAL FORMS appears to be a highly structured, abstract colorfield painting. And while there is certainly some truth to this, there is more to this painting than meets the rational eye. It has an architectural feel reminiscent of columns with a break on the mid left hand side of the painting that…

‘WHITE PORTAL’

‘WHITE PORTAL’ symbolizes a threshold of sorts, a doorway or perhaps even a more extended process of passage from one domain to another…’

‘RHIZOME’

‘The idea is that people naturally grow out of certain places on earth just like certain vegetation grows naturally out of certain environments.”