I painted this piece with oil and cold wax medium on a gallery wrapped canvas. The sides are unfinished which is typical of my work--I want to leave the remnants of the many layers of paint I use.

- Jim Black

New Friction

Oil painting on stretched canvas

Ready to hang

Signed on back

60" h x 48" w x 2" d
50 lbs. 0 oz.



Jim Black
Midlothian , Virginia

Getting to Know Jim

Jim Black encourages viewers to think of his work as a poem. “The essence of my paintings is found in the structure and the surface, and how the paint is applied,” he explains. Jim finds inspiration in other artists but also writers, musicians and dancers committed to their work. When he’s not making art, he enjoys exercising, listening to music and spending time with the people he loves. He currently lives in Virginia. Fun fact: he has a growing collection of vinyl records that started years ago.