Known (update 2)


Known | Oil on Canvas | 48″ x 30″
Work in Progress

I’m slowly creeping up on this image. Building up very thin skeins of paint with soft small brushes. Although it’s a way of building a painting that is as old as the hills, it feels very strange to me. It runs counter to notions I internalized at art school that assumes a painting should declare itself as such by the energetic and very visible application of paint, with or without brushes. This is definitely not that! but it is, to my surprise, still a painting…