Tagged Picasso inspired

“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…

‘HARLEQUIN STUDY’…

Harlequins have been a recurring theme in my work for many years. I rarely, if ever, intentionally paint one. Rather they seem to emerge spontaneously when I am painting abstractly, or so I think. At a certain point in the painting process I begin to recognize some form of a harlequin emerging. Each harlequin is…