The natural gesture of the arm produced spirals, arcs, concentrics, and encircling irregular ovals. The limits of what can be controlled in a time of loss? Perhaps. What started as swinging actions with paint and graphite became gradually more intentional and vital (occasionally cheeky). The drawings in this recent series suggested recollections of life events, poetic fragments, relationships. Click to enlarge thumbnails and for details.



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