Green Holly Greetings

Green Holly Greetings is a departure from what we tend to think of as seasonal images, such as decorated evergreen trees, candles, cardinals (all used previously by me), and move into the green that the press covers most at this time of year: Money.

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Birthday Tribute to Andy Warhol

As an artist Warhol’s work continues to inspire and effect my own. He is one of the greatest artistic influences on my work. His use of symbols in Pop Art, especially in his later work, mutates through other artists such as Jasper Johns and Word Artists like Jenny Holzer and Lawrence Weiner to become the strokes of my Post Conceptual Art in the twenty-first century. Warhol’s influence on my work becomes visually obvious with my Essence Portrait of him.

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The Big Bang of 21st Century Art: Post Conceptual Art

Post Conceptual Art is a Big Bang in the theory and history of art as it focuses on the stroke, the smallest unit of meaning created with the smallest unit of physical movement by the artist, as the primary significance in a work. This is the opposite of the idea of the concept that the stroke serves to create the image. Inherent in the work and in both the scientific understanding of the Big Bang and the biblical theology is that the intent and realization of the end result is present at the beginning.

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Post Conceptual Art’s Truth of Time and Energy

Using symbols for strokes to create visual imagery, Post Conceptual Art closely emulates both cutting edge scientific and ancient spiritual truths.

Art is humankind’s way of showing truth. Artistic truth may be profane or sacred or both. The best art reveals an understanding of truth that is not blatantly obvious, until through the artist’s hand it becomes so. From the cave art of the shamans to current day Conceptual and now the new Post Conceptual Art, the work of the artist has been to convey truth visually.

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