Tagged Denise Marts

COFFEE MEDITATION, RUFINO TAMAYO AND TONAL PAINTING…

I I finally solved a problem in painting that I have been trying to figure out since 2010 when I first encountered the work of modern Mexican master, Rufino Tamayo. I am a late comer to the work of Tamayo. Like many modern artists, I am still at times unconsciously enmeshed in the bias that…

“Desert Flower”

“Desert Flower” is part of a new, emerging minimalist series in 2022. The series features bold, graphic works in black with a small, singular element of color. The key word here is “restraint”, which is easier said than done. So much more could be added to any piece in this series and yet the powerful,…

New Directions 2022…

It’s that time of year at MARTS MODERN when we’re reflecting on events of 2021 and starting to look ahead to some new and exciting art projects for 2022…

“GENIE OUT OF THE BOTTLE”…

This work is part of the spring 2021 Harlequin painting series. It continues with the playful theme of fun and magic represented by harlequin symbolism in general, but goes on to refer more specifically to the well known fairy tale concept of letting the genie out of the bottle and all of the unpredicatable consequences…

‘RHIZOME’

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