Mystery is one of the major forces for our attention and abstraction is certainly one way to get there. I usually include a clue but in this case decided not to. These are straight with nothing added although they are upside down. Any ideas?
An expression of an idea or feeling can become quite personal when it is diffused, representation stripped away. Sometimes it can be the most powerful of all-- or the least understood. But drawing in the viewer and exercising the responses of others is useful.
Ok, I'll tell you what they are: we were at the Blenko glass factory in West
Virginia and these shadows were being cast on the ground from vases on display. I see them as microscopic cellular organs....