Biomorphic

Mark Rothko’s earlier, Surrealist compositions, Slow Swirl at the Edge of the Sea, and Hierarchical Birds, 1944, really resonated with me as I immersed myself in his work of that period. I was drawn in by the biomorphic forms and varied influences: cubism, surrealism, and an admitted “kinship with primitive and archaic art”, influences that I…

Inspiration

“I was sitting, waiting for Inspiration about innocence…  into my mind, there came a grid, lines going this way, and lines going that way, and they were innocent. They looked like innocence.”  – Agnes Martin, retreating into the desert, was seeking a means to communicate pure emotion, to give viewers a direct aesthetic experience, verging…

Abstract Expressionism

A deep desire to separate painting from anything external to it…   A demanding style; the viewer must spend time, engage with the painting, and become immersed in it. These artists did not share a cohesive style, but a shared interest in conveying strong emotional or expressive content. “I hope my painting has the impact…