Its Own Interpretation of Reality

Archival print of original painting, layered in resin on wood panel

Edition: 1/1


20″ x 20″

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As Maxine Solomon works, multiple layers of paint create texture and movement on the canvas. It is this dialogue between color and texture that determines the direction in which her general idea or emotion will move. She finds her own creative process reflected in Richard Diebenkorn’s words: “I can never accomplish what I want. Only what I would have wanted had I thought of it in the first place.” These paintings are the source for mixed media pieces layered under resin.

Her paintings often include active brush strokes and quiet glazes that, combined, depict landscapes surrounded by abstract imagery. This reflects the way she sees the world, whether she’s hiking through a redwood forest in California, walking down a crowded street in San Francisco or Ouagadougou, floating down a river in Belize, or watching the sand dunes shift in Oman.


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