Deconstructed 2

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The paintings in my new series are inspired by my 'Deconstructed" series of collages. Where previously my mixed-media works used the shapes of dress pattern pieces as figurative elements to explore Cubist space, in this new work the memory of those shapes informs a more painterly approach that is more expressive and where gestural mark-making creates layered shapes, which in turn, produce evolving figures.

Those figures appear mechanical because their origins are templates for the tailoring of second skins. A tailor lays out the templates for the pieces that go to make up a garment which resembles a collection of body parts to be configured into a whole object. The robotic figures in my work appear to be self-assembling from the components of the gestural mark-making that I have laid on the canvas.

They Call Her Elita One 72" x...
The Last Knight 48" x 36" Acrylic and enamel on...
The Three Muses 36" x 36" Acrylic, enamel on canvas.
Untitled Two 48" x 48" Acrylic and enamel on canvas.
'Talking Heads' 48"x48" Acrylic and enamel on canvas.
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