End of August 2011. I told myself I would finish it ‘this month’. Well, practically so. Started in Park City, Utah; some progress was made on Antelope Island in the Great Salt Lake, and a lot of work lead it to be finished in Grand Teton National Park, in Wyoming last week. So here it is: my newest painting:
When the pattern was laid out on the canvass, here I show how 4 counterclockwise turning swastikas are balanced by the (about 4 times larger) clockwise turning swastika in the negative space:
It’s like “yin-yang” in swastika-language. :-)
The spiral is based on the Fibonacci numbers:
This painting humbled me in its ever-shifting direction, and its insistence to only be worked on when I was in a serene creative flow. I feel like the beginning of a new approach to painting for me…
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