"Eyes Open"

United States

Size: 60 H x 48 W x 1.5 in

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Art Description

Painting: Oil, wax and charcoal on Canvas.

This painting is part of a series which is based on memories from childhood. It is meant to evoke the fears and joys that are a part of everyones' early years. I hope that you feel that mixture of playfulness and a wish to hide. Oil paint applied to large surfaces allows long broad gestures which a physical in nature.I work at times with loose paint to allow drips to form. I also use brushes attached to dowels to further encourage a spontaneous gesture. Memory, especially childhood memory, is embedded in the physical/ the body. In working in such a active way with large gestures I attempt to capture that sensory memory.

Keywords: Beauty, Abstract Expressionism, Abstract Art, Oil Paint, Abstract Painting , Contemporary Painting, Color, Expressive Painting

Subjects: Airplane

Styles: Abstract, Abstract Expressionism, Fine Art, Conceptual, Expressionism

Mediums: Oil, wax, charcoal

Materials: Canvas

Prints: Airplane Art Prints, Abstract Art Prints, Abstract Expressionism Art Prints, Fine Art Art Prints, Conceptual Art Prints, Expressionism Art Prints, Oil Art Prints, wax Art Prints, charcoal Art Prints, Canvas Art Prints

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