This piece is about the energy of the square, the purest form of a quadrilateral. Here, I rotate them and divide their diagonals. Raised printed acrylic strips intersect the opposing colors and shapes. The overall shape is determined by the organizational principle, in this case, like a faceted diamond.
Colors ebb and flow in a geometric lattice of oblong shapes connected by diamonds. For me it’s a meditative abstraction on the kinetic nature of being alive and being one with the ebb and flow of nature.
Here I celebrate the underestimated asterisk. The iconography of the Asterisk is deeply embedded in the human psyche. The symbol of the asterisk, ubiquitous today, used in computer language and mathematics has ancient roots going back to pre-history in cave paintings by ice age humans. The word Asteriskos in greek means “little star”. Used in language to correct defects, the first known use is by the Greek scholar of Homeric poetry, Aristarchus of Samothrace, to mark duplicate lines in written text. In todays language it is used to tone down expletives, a common example being f**k.