I don’t want to have anything to say, it just gets in the way. I think the journey of an artist is a journey of discovery and some engagements with paint, with the nature of material, with bodily things…One wants to open the story, not close it.
New Painting: Sugar Max
Oil on canvas
12″ x 12″
© 2012 Marilyn Fenn
I wanted to do one more new painting before hanging the show at Austin Art Space. I started this one with the intention of creating a 4th more geometric style work like the ones that started me off on my latest series of abstracts: “It’s Awash,” “Paradigms Lost,” and “High-Risk Pool.” A few rectangles into the painting, and I couldn’t restrain myself any longer…I had to make this one more fluid and free. Then, my husband brought home 4 brownies for me from a meeting with our neighborhood organic gardeners, no less. I ate them all over the course of the evening/night, and stayed up into the wee hours to finish this piece! Wheeee!
P.S. I will take a better picture of this soon. Until March 3, the painting is hanging at Austin Art Space on my wall for the “For Love of Art” show.