Monday, January 24, 2011

Choobie 1
oil on canvas  22" x 28"
Fairfield Porter wrote that the subject of abstract painting was no different from representational painting - that of light, color, shape, and space. The best of each, it has always seemed to me, also reveals the the process of building the painting. Whether Vermeer or de Kooning, there is so much to be discovered beyond the initial visual engagement - that will be my exploration in this blog - how the process and the simplest elements can engage us fully.

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