In referencing Renaissance still life pictures, I
am engaging a
dialogue between Beauty and Modernism.
More I am stopping at Enough.
My Modernist paintings determine the background.
crosses the painting creating a stage for a
characters to play off the background and each
players are books, tools and objects from my home
studio. The flowers are primarily from my garden
as are the
bird nests and insects. The technique is much like
collage. A friend has observed that I am painting
The composition is complete when balance is
Enough! Take the picture!
This series of museum quality photographs has
in my studio using a 4 x 5 Linhof camera.