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acrylic on canvas 20" x 24". A young L.A. jazz drummer, part of a series, modeled by actual extremely talented teenagers. For sale.
Location: Jerusalem Theatre, Israel
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I came across this piece randomly today, and should have immediately associated it with your other figurative paintings that employ ornate, and often ethnically patterned settings. But the solid black background for this portrait employs a Baroque sensibility in the lighting, and way the figure fluidly dissolves into the ground. I like that his downcast gaze suggests an emersion in the sound of his instrument, and allows for a voyeuristic entrance into the scene. The drum set in the foreground grounds the subject in a contemporary, though more austere setting. Looking back through the paintings of other young musicians I found it interesting they appear divided between contemporary representation and those that have a decidedly Romantic or Neoclassical quality. Feel It may bride the two genres. I thought your comments about the high prominence of the shirt having some merit, but it also provides lush reflection and a jewel like association with the gold cymbal.
Great genuine emotional radiance here on this one
Thanks. David Leffel told me he thought the shirt was too prominent, that it distracts from the person, and he may be correct. Anyway, it was a joy working on this young man's face, and I"m happy with the cymbal.
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