and another new painting
This one is called Taos
, 30" square, oil on board. It's quite subtle in its layers of transparent colors with a bit of metallic sheen. The title comes from the earthiness and clear light I associate with Taos, and the feeling of adobe.
A little story about Core
(which I posted on 11-13): last night I had 5 or 6 friends in to see my studio after our Thanksgiving meal. When I pointed out the figure in the center panel, there was a collective, audible gasp and several mouths dropped open in disbelief. I guess all you have to do as a non-representational painter to be shocking is to put in an intentional, clear human figure. I have to admit I got a kick out of that.