Critical point in this painting. Still fighting my natural urge to use every color I have in the painting. My original vision for it was to have this warm glowing figure almost floating in this dark scary environment.
I am exploring what I began in the last group of paintings for my Last Rites show. Painting to create the illusion of space but then messing with it to cause a conflict between eye input and brain interpretation. The desired result is to create a more than real affect of depth. The flat white shapes show the surface of the canvas. The figures and objects are rendered with perspective and consistent light sources. Both of these things are turned in to two separate concepts for interpretation in the brain. They come from two different places. My idea is that this creates a compound image that the brain has to combine in to a new, more complex image. The resulting conclusion the brain makes is this image is more extreme.
Opening at MF Gallery
213 Bond St.
JUNE 15, 6-10pm
Please look over the Prints page and get them all.
Have a good Easter/Passover or month.
Now is a good time to commission a portrait or purchase some physical art for the winter!
If you'd like to commission me for a painting... Portraits with my surreal aesthetic only. The face you have and my paint brushes! Estimated turnaround 3 months. Shorter will cost more. Contact me now.
Last Rites Gallery 325 W. 38th Street, between 8th & 9th Ave, NYC: (212) 529.0666
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