Tag Archives: abstract art

Living on the Water

Ducks beating their wings and bleating a tattoo as eagles screech and dive at ducklings are reminiscent of crowds fleeing or scuffling with oppressors and bullies. Continue reading

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A Vacation from the Studio

This summer I had the great fortune to set out on not one adventure but three: Paris, Chicago, and the coast of Maine. From Paris I took away fond memories of strolls along the Seine and awe in the midst … Continue reading

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Recipe for Abstract Art: When is it “done”?

To make abstract art, use some or all of the following “ingredients”: inspiration, concept, materials, and technique. Creatively mix them together. When will it be done? This is a question I ask myself and viewers often ask me. I make … Continue reading

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First Loves: An Early Encounter with W.H.

At some point in my early teens, during a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of art in NYC, I fell in love, with a painting by Winslow Homer. Viewing the painting, Gulf Stream, excited me. Painted in 1899, the shirtless … Continue reading

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