Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Red and red (painting)

In an attempt to keep Benny the dog from eating the wings off of Alexander's toy planes while I was outside in my studio, I devised an elaborate pillow/blanket covering scenario--which in the end was more interesting to me as an oblique reference to painting being a blanket/film over a substrate/support.

Source wall

Order to disorder

Negative Space

Thursday, October 7, 2010

From Sigrid Sandstrom's artist statment regarding the literal activity of laying on layers of paint:

The cumulative activity of adding layer-upon-layer, is the evidential aftermath of mental engagement which in turn insinuates and provokes the next painterly response.

Her website.