Artists2artists Social Network
Oil and Wax on Wood Panel
Portfolios: June 2014 Curator Reviewed Art
Location: June 2014 Review
Join Artists2artists Social Network
I admire the rich layering of pigment and wax in these encaustic paintings. For a modest physical scale they each hold an intimacy of space while commanding a larger pictorial presence. “If” beautifully captures this duality of approach and spontaneity of alchemical process. The sweeping red drips and scrapes along either side of the picture form stilted totems while suggesting long deep slashes. I strongly respond to the visual rest and relief the milky pale color in between provides the composition. These subtle variances in hue slow down the vertical movement and keep the red lines from overwhelming the work. Field of Dreams has a more traditional landscape orientation, even within its square format. The horizon line dividing the field from the sky is understood viscerally as an axis mundi, or connection between two worldly realms. Its economy of shape sets up the opulently layered color.
Welcome toArtists2artists Social Network
Sign Upor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.
Black & White 2018
4th International Exhibit on Conceptual Art
14th Annual Emerging Artists Exhibition
Interior Fine Art Exhibit
Food Chain: International Juried Exhibition
Three: A National Juried Exhibition
INPHA 7: International Photography
14th International Call for Small Works
Show Your World 2018
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts Residencies
Taking Pictures: 2018
Visual Art Open 2018
33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition
Comics, Anime, Cartoons & Fantasy
Arabesque: Contemporary Conversations
Artists2artists.net Curator Reviewed Art - Call for Artists
ART in Embassies Registry
Woodson Art Museum' 2018 Birds in Art Exhibition
Added by A2a Editor
2017-2018 All Rights Reserved - All images, information, text, and html found within this site and on individual artist pages, may not be copied, reproduced, modified, or distributed without prior written consent of content owner.
Member Terms of Service
© 2018 Created by A2a Editor.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.