Artists2artists Social Network

Brought to you by ArtDeadline.Com

Views: 103


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

Join Artists2artists Social Network

Comment by Resident Curator on July 27, 2012 at 3:27pm

Curator’s Comment:  


A provocative work, Figurescape seems significantly more abstract and elusive that your other pieces on the site.  I like the light opening at the top, which shapes the work into an altered landscape, with a rocky foundation.  The cool hues are dreamy- adding blue and violet haze to the earthy ochre ground.  While the nebulous figure is centrally placed, the lack of specificity and contrast puts more emphasis and interest on the environment.  The piece entitled Portalnu also enjoys a rich ochre ground with cooler undertones, but the heightened realism in the figures removes most of the ambiguity of the figure-ground relationship.  The disembodiment of the head and accompanying torso create a fantastical vista, but the closed eyes of the head keep the mood somber or peaceful rather than detached or psychologically impassive.  While I can’t ascertain scale from the slide, the gestural paint marks in the torso’s back appear quite expressive.  But I imagine on a smaller scale, they could be interpreted as more nuanced.  Thank you for sharing these works- they’re quite strong.

Resident Curator Views

Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.


  • 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