Artists2artists Social Network

Brought to you by ArtDeadline.Com

'martinus' tempera on paper 70x75

Views: 42

Comment

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

Join Artists2artists Social Network

Comment by Resident Curator on November 9, 2020 at 8:52pm

 

Curator’s Comments:

The deep ochre and red hues of Martinus imbue this abstraction with intense warmth and mystery.  The ambiguous organic shapes suggest figural embodiment, but then melt away into the surrounding abstraction.  I’m particularly drawn to the eroded textures and patina along the edges of the red shapes, which appear to crackle with subtle energy.  Reviewing your other paintings on the site, I remember admiring your airy piece Longing for Energy, with it’s squiggled linear spirals. Martinus shares this joyful expression in painterly spontaneity, but seems more grounded with its earthy color palette and opaque blocks of mid-range values.  I wonder if the title intends to specifically reference the Roman god of far, or fertility. While the piece doesn’t appear to have a specific narrative, I can appreciate the pure elemental forces at play.  As it was posted some time ago, I do hope you continue to add new work to the site.

Resident Curator Views

Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

2020 All Rights Reserved

2017-2020 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

© 2020   Created by A2a Editor.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service