Posts Tagged: oil painting

Sisyphus

  On Sisyphus: In Greek mythology, Sisyphus is a wise and clever King. He once put death in chains, escaped from the underworld, and he is said to have tricked the gods and stole their secrets. Sisyphus is punished by

Sisyphus

  On Sisyphus: In Greek mythology, Sisyphus is a wise and clever King. He once put death in chains, escaped from the underworld, and he is said to have tricked the gods and stole their secrets. Sisyphus is punished by

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

Fox

This fox has been watching me work for quite some time now, I’ve enjoyed having it in the burrow. For all the time I spend painting in the abstract realm, with the grids and all, I enjoy the change of

Fox

This fox has been watching me work for quite some time now, I’ve enjoyed having it in the burrow. For all the time I spend painting in the abstract realm, with the grids and all, I enjoy the change of

In Utero

This painting takes place inside the womb, it is the view from within the protective hollow. The light is strongest on what would be the top of the pregnant belly, where the view from the inner world becomes orange. The

In Utero

This painting takes place inside the womb, it is the view from within the protective hollow. The light is strongest on what would be the top of the pregnant belly, where the view from the inner world becomes orange. The

Deep Sea

A subjectivity immersed in the deep sea, looking up at the sun through miles of water. This is the second grid painting I’ve completed, the first since Pale Composition. The idea for this painting came from a number of different directions

Deep Sea

A subjectivity immersed in the deep sea, looking up at the sun through miles of water. This is the second grid painting I’ve completed, the first since Pale Composition. The idea for this painting came from a number of different directions

Cage

Cage – 2013 – 30’x45′ – Oil on Canvas This is a painting based off of a black and white photo of Michel Foucault in his study. I don’t think that this information has to be known for the image

Cage

Cage – 2013 – 30’x45′ – Oil on Canvas This is a painting based off of a black and white photo of Michel Foucault in his study. I don’t think that this information has to be known for the image

Girl Before a Mirror

Girl Before a Mirror – 2013 – Oil on linen This is a Picasso Study I painted for Elan Hair Studio in NJ. The Salon is filled with mirrors, so I thought this painting might work well in the space.

Girl Before a Mirror

Girl Before a Mirror – 2013 – Oil on linen This is a Picasso Study I painted for Elan Hair Studio in NJ. The Salon is filled with mirrors, so I thought this painting might work well in the space.

Interval

Interval – 2013 – oil on canvas – 31′ x 42′ – Michael Burris Johnson Interval sketch – december 2012

Interval

Interval – 2013 – oil on canvas – 31′ x 42′ – Michael Burris Johnson Interval sketch – december 2012

The Archangel Michael

Tadeusz Zielinski 1379 Hans Memling 1466 Jacob Tintoretto (ca 1565) Annibale Carracci (ca 1595) Guido Reni 1635 Luca Giordano 1650 Francesco Maffei 1656 Benjamin West (ca 1780)

The Archangel Michael

Tadeusz Zielinski 1379 Hans Memling 1466 Jacob Tintoretto (ca 1565) Annibale Carracci (ca 1595) Guido Reni 1635 Luca Giordano 1650 Francesco Maffei 1656 Benjamin West (ca 1780)