Below are four new hard-edge paintings, representing the beginning of a series I started a couple of Fridays ago. Four pieces thus far, each 10 inches square by 1.5 inches deep, titled Motus 001 through 004. Motus is Latin for “motion.”
The design reminds me of some of the semi-truck designs I can’t get enough of, which I see as I drive around. I don’t really like driving, but seeing well-designed 18-wheelers can make any trip worthwhile.
Over the near-term, I’d like to produce perhaps 20 to 30 of these, just switching up the colors.
In other news:
Things have been quiet on the blog lately because I’ve been working hard at redesigning my site, which will go live on January 1.
Cool art show alert: Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at Midcentury at the Orange County Museum of Art through January 6. The show features Frederick Hammersley, Karl Benjamin, and Lorser Feitelson — three of my favorite artists.
Cool book alert: Untitled by Stéphane Dafflon, another of my favorite artists.
Until next time, I wish you happiness and the causes of happiness.
— Grant Wiggins