Water and sky—usually so comforting—are menacing in the context of this painting. Yet in the midst of the metaphorical woes reflected in the dark skies and the roiling waters is calm. 35 more words
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Archipenko’s work speaks to me with its fluidity, simple lines, and use of space. According to Archipenko, “In art the shape of the empty space should be no less important than the meaning of the shape of solid matter.” Like with music where rests inform the music as much as the notes themselves, the empty space in… 22 more words
The colors in Lacombe’s Vorhor appear different in person, much more vibrant. And the wave really is green.
Perhaps the painting speaks to me because it reminds me of slivers of sandy beaches between rocky cliffs in Northern California, like the trail that opens to McClure’s Beach in Point Reyes. 12 more words