Memory

“In the most recent works, the obvious becomes muted by the subtle, the foreground merges with the ground and the result is a texture that evokes a visual memory by non-literal means, or a specific taste or papillary experience, or sometimes even a sound. For example, the way the piece interacts with a particular quality of light to reveal texture memories, like a confectioners special treat we tasted once, or a memory of some ancient wall we picked up from a book or travel, or the reflection of an iced pond.”

Oxides, plaster, interference pigments on wood.  Santa Fe 2008

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