Tag Archives: Abstract Expressionism

Black on Dark Sienna on Purple – My New Favorite Painting for Today

I wish there was a way to truly capture the scale and sobriety of this painting in a photo because although I tried, and this is the image from MOCA’s website, photography can’t capture the subtlety of the colors or the overwhelming size of the canvas, or the sense of calm but inevitable dread this painting conveys. It’s a heady painting that photography just can’t capture. And that’s unfortunate. Continue reading

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Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective at MOCA

Arshile Gorky, the forgotten Abstract Expressionist. Continue reading

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How My Mother’s Embroidered Apron Unfolds in My Life – My New Favorite Painting for Today

Examining one Gorky painting for it’s meaning. Continue reading

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With White Center – My New Favorite Painting for Today

Interpretation of a painting I find fascinating. Continue reading

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