The canvases are inspired by an idea: create a metaphorical paint barricade in front of all the toxic information that comes to us every day from a cruel world. The news conspires to distance us from an emotional experience.
I have just woken up and the sun is slipping over the horizon. I return to my notes. From here, up on high, I can see more clearly what Leonard Cohen meant when he said something like “draw the muscles of the clouds.”
Muscles of the Clouds
When I have an emotion, I think maybe there is a painting there. I must go to that place to discover it, …go further.
Painting is a process of continuous investigation, a place of revelations and self-knowledge.