Artists2artists Social Network

Brought to you by ArtDeadline.Com

oil on canvass

Views: 57

Portfolios: paintings


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

Join Artists2artists Social Network

Comment by Resident Curator on February 9, 2024 at 2:55pm

Curator’s Comment:


I can’t get enough of your painting. Knight 4 remains a popularly viewed work on the site more than a decade after it was first shared. The composition is particularly striking.  I appreciate the classical rendering of the human form, with the muscular Carravaggio-esque tenebrism, and anatomical subtlety. The surreal environment displaces this Classical form into a wholly imagined space, in which the gleaming metal teapot becomes a proxy for the disembodied head.  The placement of the real head on the table, among other serving pieces conjures iconographic readings of Salome and John the Baptist.  I also appreciate the inward positioning of the head, which views its own body.  The swooping orange ropey shape doesn’t obviously correspond to the visual narrative, but I believe functions as a strong visual device to move us through the piece.  Connecting us back up to the similarly hued orange window at the top of the long composition, the viewer is greeted with faint white stars.  I find these to be curious embellishments within a psychologically dark, and arresting image.  Please do consider sharing your new paintings with us is you are still active and able.

Resident Curator Views

Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.


  • Add Videos
  • View All

2022 All Rights Reserved

2017-2024 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

© 2024   Created by A2a Editor.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service