Archive for March 9th, 2009

And the World Goes On

And the World Goes OnThis is a piece from a few years back, And the World Goes On, that always strikes me when I come across it in  my files.  It has all the elements that I’m looking for in my own work-  strong saturated color, evident texture, a sense of rhythm and flow.

It has some of my favorite icons.  It uses the red tree, of course, but it is two entwined trees, something that most see in my paintings as symbolic of love or partnership.  It also has the filed rows in the foreground, a symbol for either  the value of labor or the flow of time, depending on where the viewer stands in their own life.

Of course, it could just be a couple of red trees in a field.

And that’s okay…

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