Fleeces and veils
The theme ‘veils’ appeared already in my work in 1993 and goes well together with my working method.
The title ‘Fleeces and veils’ refers to three layers in this painting:
- The figurative, to some degree abstracted image of translucent algae fleeces, hanging in between branches, and reflecting in water.
- The working method with horizontally and vertically hatched brushstrokes - a layer of clear color stripes on a base of broken colors - which evokes a fading, and gives the image transparency and glow.
- The painting itself as a ‘veil’ which makes visible as well as conceals: is there a shining reality just visible? In or beyond the world of objects, and beyond the opposite of inside-outside?