Hidden away in my studio are artworks that would be counted as extra large, (floor to ceiling) and large, (could fit above a couch depending on ceiling height) and mid sized, which let’s say has at least one side that measures at least 24″. I have discovered, through sad experience, that no matter how well these ate photographed, the details of the individual strokes are basically lost and close-ups of areas need to be included for an inline, slide or 8 x 11″ print viewer to discern the strokes and texture of the surface.
This is not a unique problem for artists and their dealers. For instance, I have never seen an image in a book or art magazine that does justice to one of the larger works by Monet, van Gogh or Pollack or Rothko.
To to illustrate my upcoming new eBook and also for the Internet, I am creating small works ranging from about 8″ x10″ (page size) to postcard size, like artwork pictured in this blog. Ironically, my strokes do not get that much bigger with the larger works. The idea is that they basically cannot be seen as the symbols (letters) simultaneously represent both the letters of the words of the Creator that can also be scientifically understood as the strings of elementary physics.
Even though this is a postcard sized work, there are many, many layers of letters and paint and inks. If you can imagine a large work filled with the same small letters and techniques, you then understand why the larger paintings lose much of their impact when shown in a small photo or jpeg.
Genesis Sunset for Jacob, 2013
Postcard size study 4″ x 6″
Watercolor pencils, acrylics, inks on rag paper
Strokes: Genesis 1-2:7
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Judy Rey Wasserman is an artist and the founder of Post Conceptual Art theory and also the branch known as UnGraven Image Art at ungravenimage.com.
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