Posts Tagged: Icarus

study for “in the wings”

a quick study from when I was working on “in the wings” – putting techniques on trial

study for “in the wings”

a quick study from when I was working on “in the wings” – putting techniques on trial

Pieter Bruegel

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus, c.1555

Pieter Bruegel

Landscape with the Fall of Icarus, c.1555

Passages on the Grid

Passages on the Grid   3 modes of thought             FOREWORD This writing is an exercise of reflection on the grid as a form of expression in painting. The distinctions that are created in this writing are distinctions that

Passages on the Grid

Passages on the Grid   3 modes of thought             FOREWORD This writing is an exercise of reflection on the grid as a form of expression in painting. The distinctions that are created in this writing are distinctions that

Artist’s Statement on Grid Paintings

Artist’s Statement on “Grid Paintings”   These paintings sustain a faith in the transformative capability of art. The artistic pursuit through this work is about embodying principles and values that demand a concentration of will: patience, endurance, consistency. The practice

Artist’s Statement on Grid Paintings

Artist’s Statement on “Grid Paintings”   These paintings sustain a faith in the transformative capability of art. The artistic pursuit through this work is about embodying principles and values that demand a concentration of will: patience, endurance, consistency. The practice

The Movement of Shadows

This is the second attempt at the Icarus composition I did back in January. Much more pleased with this one –  tilted the landscape lines, as well as the direction of the clouds. Overall I feel as though there is much more

The Movement of Shadows

This is the second attempt at the Icarus composition I did back in January. Much more pleased with this one –  tilted the landscape lines, as well as the direction of the clouds. Overall I feel as though there is much more

Icarus

This painting is the first of what will be a series of similar compositions I am calling Icarus, or the Icarus series. The view is the imagined view of Icarus, after taking flight from the labyrinth. In this re-conjuring of

Icarus

This painting is the first of what will be a series of similar compositions I am calling Icarus, or the Icarus series. The view is the imagined view of Icarus, after taking flight from the labyrinth. In this re-conjuring of