A Series of Strong Diagonals
About this artwork
A harbor with sailboats receives the expressionist treatment with bold color and expressive paint handling in artist Robert Hofherr's work. The strong diagonal placement of the boats is reinforced by the sides of the harbor and the water itself. The visual goal here is to merely suggest rather than to explicitly explain, says Robert. The ambiguity helps encourage multiple viewings, as the piece offers up its secrets slowly.