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"Philodendron", 2015, acrylic and cut-paper collage on plywood, 24 inches tall by 28 inches wide (60 x 70 cm). A large tropical plant decorates a cool, bright interior as the summer sun blazes outside the window. This piece evokes the French sensibilities of Matisse, Braque or Dufy with the cheerful, simple organic forms, but overlays those forms on a complex, multilayered surface of cool colors and ambigious, barely-glimpsed shapes and gestures, suggesting the shifting patterns of fabric, light and shadow, and movement elsewhere in the space. The painting is on lightweight 1/4” plywood, lightly varnished for UV protection, framed in a wood “floater” frame, ready to hang; it is signed and dated both front and back, with title on back.
Painting:Acrylic on Wood
Size:28 W x 24 H x 0.3 D in
Ready to Hang:Not applicable
Packaging:Ships in a Box
Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments.
Born in Montgomery, Alabama, and raised in the rural Appalachian foothills of the northeastern part of the state, my childhood was surrounded by the natural world, the rigid social and cultural traditions of the deep South, the distant rumblings of 1960's social changes, and the panoramas of human existence revealed to me through reading, music and art. Most of my adult life has been spent working as a graphic designer in Birmingham, South Florida, and Dallas -- primarily in the television industry -- where I was immersed yet another hybrid universe, a fun-house world of ego, transitory celebrity, and social manipulation. These days I live and work in a cabin on the edge of the Ozark National Forest in northwest Arkansas, decompressing.
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