Monday, July 3, 2017

Boxes and Books

I had an idea for this painting after a similar one I completed last summer, The Bookshelf. I painted a small cardboard box on the bottom shelf. I liked the simplicity, colors and values of it; I decided to make the boxes the main subject here.  Inspiration comes from many things, this one came from Donald Judd's sculpture of a stack of colored plexiglass blocks attached to the wall which I saw in a museum in NYC. 


  1. I left a post and then didn't publish it. Arghhhh. Anyway...great job of elevating the ordinary to the extraordinary. I never would have been able to find those warm browns and subtle value contrasts. Great piece.

  2. Looks like you are headed in an interesting direction.....have loved your newer your older work too, but the newer work is something special....

    1. I just found this comment waiting for me in my stats. Thanks so much for your encouraging words. Coming from you means a lot to me.:)