Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

The Empress Awakens

The Empress Awakens

an original mixed media painting on canvas

24 x 36 x 1 1/2 inches

canvas, card strips, collage, crayon, pencil, acrylic ink, acrylic paints, wash, varnish

a large, vibrant painting that sets the tone of a room

an painting that speaks in texture and colour, with allusions to the archetype of The Empress of the tarot

A kind of light spread out from her. And everything changed color. And the world opened out. And a day was good to awaken to. And there were no limits to anything. And the people of the world were good and handsome. And I was not afraid any more.
― John Steinbeck

See all of this world
As a star at dawn, a bubble in a stream,
A flash of lightening in a summer cloud,
A flickering lamp, a phantom and a dream.
–– Buddha

I called the world of phenomena an illusion, I called my eyes and my tongue and accident, valueless phenomena. No, that is all over; I have awakened, I have really awakened and have just been born today.
― Hermann Hesse

shipped with care –– w…

Latest posts

unconnected / / cigar-tin stories number seventy eight

let's bring all your secrets out into the light

cigar-tin stories number seventy-seven / / a rapidly congealing mass of paffle and nonsense

cigar-tin stories number seventy-six / / three days

some things at the end of January

the agent from the inner circle

things, things made, things consumed // cigar-tin stories number seventy three

so long

Basquiat at the AGO

Parker