Artists2artists Social Network
acrylic on canvas
160cm x 160cm
When you approach the center, a vast landscape meets the eye and what was once understood, disappears from view.
Portfolios: January 2012 Curator Reviewed Artwork
Join Artists2artists Social Network
Thank you for the insight
The Shape of My Heart really draws me in and holds my attention. The allover gestural pattern is much more controlled than anticipated upon closer inspection; the seemingly haphazard markings become a meticulous web of black and gray. The lighter gray and white lines towards the center cause the space to pulsate, and blur slightly as they work towards the middle oculus. The warmer bits of color in the middle also hint at an organic entity- the “heart” of the piece. But I favor your more poetic than literal reference. Your works overall seem indebted to Abstract Expressionism, with the dense visceral brushstrokes. There’s an instinctive, intuitive methodology that I strongly respond to, but also I personally find the intense color in some pieces diverts my attention from the fundamental tension created between line and ground. Things are Not What They Seem perfectly tempers the blue and orange saturated areas with neutralizing black and milky white. But it ultimately seems to be a more aggressively muscular work than the first few works in the achromatic series. Not What They Seem also has more defined areas of emphasis that create an internal dialogue. I was very surprised to see the scale- this would appear to be a significantly larger painting. Thanks for sharing this work.
Welcome toArtists2artists Social Network
Sign Upor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.
O.R.A. Open: 15 Solo Shows in Italy
$5,000 in Cash Prizes - Dave Bown Projects - 15th Semiannual Competition
Artists In Action 2018
Gomma Photography Grant
Monmouth Museum's 39th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
NYC4PA' Patterns & Shadows
Portfolio ShowCase 11
Color: Photography Now
Big Fun Art
CFE: The Shape of Things
A Command Performance
12th Arte Laguna Prize
Artists2artists.net Curator Reviewed Art - Call for Artists
ART in Embassies Registry
Art Journal' Open Call for Literary & Visual Art
Scene & Heard Journal' Call for Literary & Visual Art
Added by A2a Editor
2017 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
© 2017 Created by A2a Editor.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.