I bought a fig and made five small paintings of it, turning it just a little for each painting; one for myself and one for each of my lovely sisters, each unique and special. I like things that come in fives.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Monday, March 24, 2008
Plums on a gold background are for me reminiscent of the longing for the rituals of my childhood. The Renaissance painters placed their saints against gold as a gesture of reverence. Today we turn to the fecundity of nature to give us that hushed awe.