ArtPrize 2011 Print 13

This is a very different painting for me. I let the shape needed for her neck dictate the lines… and I thought it would be cool to do a minimalist styled painting.

The fun in paintings like this is the fact that most people say that abstract is easy. It is hardest form of art really. The real trick of abstract is knowing when to stop….and that is the art right there. With realism you know when to stop the painting. It is done when it looks like what you are making. ABSTRACT like this is so hard for me, because I like painting detail. And I am proud of this painting, because I made myself stop… with very simple results. Needless to say, this one took the quickest to make, and I am sure the bids will not go too high on this one. I do like this one for it’s alienness to me. Once I pass into olivion, and no more paintings are made out of my body, this one will outshine most in my work history, for being so different.

This particular project was one of my favorites of my entire career to date. The entire mural took about one week of hard painting all day and late at night. Each painting was painted separately on stretched canvas measuring 42 inches by 60 inches. All with standard house paints donated by Repcolite Paints, I painted to the pace of different types of music and sounds. All the works were done on my spinning easel with an audience of about a million. ArtPrize is a wonderful experience and an outstanding experiment for the city of Grand Rapids. I look forward to returning to ArtPrize 2012.

Number 13

  • There are two styles available of this work. All are of a limited edition printed of 100 and each signed and numbered by the artist, (excluding photo prints).
  • Each of the signed prints comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and will be archived upon purchase.
  • Prints will NOT have water mark in the final version.
  • Signed Archival Prints are limited to 100 pressed.
  • Photo Prints are not limited to 100 and are not signed.
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