Fragranza IIJanine Etherington
Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas
Varnished and Ready to hang
Signed on front and back
48 " h x 36 " w x 1.5 " d |9 lbs. 0 oz.
An exploration of the subtleties of warm color suggested the scents of a late summer day for Janine as she worked on this painting. "I've always been fascinated by subtle color transitions," says Janine. "It was a joy to build this painting from a progression of slightly varied hues and tints."
Janine’s abstract artworks are created with measured doses of both intuition and analysis. “My work develops as a series of calls and responses,” she says. She adds color, letting gravity pull the paint around. She then responds to the direction of the composition with additional marks, adding and subtracting. The incorporation of recognizable forms, specifically letters and numbers, indicates the influences of Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg on Janine’s work. Janine is also inspired by listening to jazz music. She is a musician herself, and plays in a local Zimbabwean marimba ensemble when she’s not painting.
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