Artists2artists Social Network

Brought to you by ArtDeadline.Com

Acrylic on old newspaper...

Views: 31


You need to be a member of Artists2artists Social Network to add comments!

Join Artists2artists Social Network

Comment by Resident Curator on July 16, 2020 at 8:07pm

Curator's Comments:


Chaps came up randomly on the site today.  I’m glad it was brought to my attention, having been posted some time ago.  As a thumbnail image it was difficult to decipher the subject matter, despite the explicitly descriptive title, and fairly realistic rendering I enjoyed when I looked more closely.  The linear marks in the chaps and turned up ground function as an expressive contrast to the static text of the newspaper support.  The age of the newspaper, revealed in tone and content, lend a nostalgic mood to the drawing. But again, I find the gestural marks in the figure’s legs and sway of the fringe animate and almost negate this stabilizing substrate. The extended horse leg in the underlying advertisement is also an ironic echo of the human feet. Your other pieces on the site appear to develop an atmospheric space from graduated color and shaded values.  This piece is an interesting break from those more traditional figure-ground relationships.  Please do consider posting new works when you come back to the site.

Resident Curator Views

Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.


  • Add Videos
  • View All

2020 All Rights Reserved

2017-2021 All Rights Reserved - All images, information, text, and html found within this site and on individual artist pages, may not be copied, reproduced, modified, or distributed without prior written consent of content owner.


Member Terms of Service

© 2021   Created by A2a Editor.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service