January 08, 2008
January 04, 2008
The ubiquitous curtain plays a new role, hiding the head of the female character. Earlier in the 11x14 Series, as in the painting below, the hiding was accomplished by simply removing the head - not in a violent way, but rather quietly and peacefully.
Accompaniment, 2008, oil on canvas, 11" x 14" $450
Leaf, 2007, oil on canvas, 8" x 10" $300
January 03, 2008
Emily's fascination with flat, graphic patterns raises havoc with the space in her paintings. Compare with an earlier painting below, and note the variation on the curtain device.
Reflection, 2008, oil on canvas, 11" x 14" $500
Theatrics, 2007, oil on canvas, 11" x 14" $500
More in the 11x14 Series: a rare solo performance by a male character. This brings to mind a comment in Emily's current Artist's Statement about the robots in her work: they tend to appear in my narratives as emotionally fragile, yet happy to be alive, as it were.
Robot With Green Ball, 2008, oil on canvas, 11" x 14" $450