This might sound strange, but my work is starting to please me. Looking back, all my most profound and meaningful encounters with art in museums has been with work by the abstract expressionists (Rothko and Newman) or practitioners of offshoot movements (Joan Mitchell and Louis Morris, for example). For me, these artists’ paintings are the most memorable works, even though I feel like I somehow … Continue reading Day 40 Update: I’m Beginning to Like This!
Here are a couple of new drawings I did recently. This drawing of the buttons is an exercise in basic elements of composition. The large button dominates due to its size, but competes with the other button, which has color and is in the foreground. This creates vectors of energy between the two, which are highlighted and diffused by the unravelling thread. This little drawing … Continue reading Artists Who Inspire Me These Days