unnamed #5, acrylic on 11 x 17 in (28 x 43 cm) mahogany ply

unnamed #6, acrylic on 11 x 17 in (28 x 43 cm) mahogany ply

My last page is about the anxiety of concept within a literary, intellectual, philosophical approach to painting. Today I came at the problem from a visual, physical, sensual, and painterly standpoint. It's simple. I was starting out with a dark base and creating dark painting.

When we were children in the 1950's my sister had a "blond" set of bedroom furniture. It was popular then to bleach wood.

Mouse over. I didn't bleach the mahogany but rather less destructively painted many clear coats tinted with titanium white. Will it work?


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