Summer TwilightJanine Etherington
Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas
Painting wraps around edges
Varnished and Ready to hang
Signed on front
40 " h x 30 " w x 1.5 " d |7 lbs. 0 oz.
Thoughts emerge of a summer evening walk at twilight. The air is soft and sweet with the scent of jasmine and the light is low. On sections of the canvas I applied layers of fluid paint with copper spray paint suspended in some of the layers.
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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