From a series entitled Empirical Spaces, this media painting/drawing, outlines architectural / theatrical spaces and observations of the built and natural world, using sound and hearing as points of reference. The works in this series identify spaces in which sounds resonate readily. The underlying abstract forms in these works are like internal organic structures. The outlines that float above the abstract ground are representations of Italian theatres, opera houses and church layouts. The layers present a challenge to the eye to perform in a way similar to the way our ears can discern a chosen sound amidst a din. Constructing a mental picture of each outline engages one’s short term visual memory.
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Teatro Olimpico (Vicenza), Palazzo Corvaja (Taormina), Shaw Street, ibex (diptych)
- Acrylic, charcoal, chalk on panel
- 32" x 24" x 1"