OK, I'm interested. These boxes don't share a common edge across the canvas like many of the past have. There is less organization... more individualistic energy going on here. What are you saying here? The horizontal stripes on the top are bold, but less color-competitive with the background & boxes. I'm eager to see where you go with this & how you would verbally explain what's going on here. Awesome stuff, babe!
Also... "Big Green" is much more cohesive in its color pallette (sp?). There is less competition for space by boxes, yet it's "messier"... is there a social commentary going on here? "Room to be authentic?" Something like that?
Yes, I'm definitely moving in the direction of the organic, vs. the contolled feeling in my earlier pieces. These pieces are all about intersections, and I think this is how intersections in life really happen - they're not planned, they just happen organically. One box buts up against another one, and then a third bumps into the second. It's not organized and neat, it is messy and untidy. For me the pieces are trying to get at that moment of intersection. How is one box changed when another box sits next to it? How does its color, shape, feeling change because of its new neighbor.
As for the shape comment, I hadn't thought about the social aspects of it, but there is definitely more room for the eye to move in and out around the shapes in the piece. I think it gives the eye more time and flexibility to interact with what is going on in the densely populated areas of the piece because of the open areas that surround them.
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