Friday, September 1, 2017

New Series: Global Cuisine

A new series is underway! I've been making food and taking photos of it for at least two years now. Concurrently, I've been making hand-rubbed collage, mostly based on mandalas and the work of Georgia O'Keeffe. Now they are finally coming together. I'm making collages based on those photographs. It is so satisfying, and I have lots of resource material. The fun part is keeping it abstract; what is it about the food, the arrangement, that makes for interesting composition and enough contrast in color and texture. I like the working title of 'Global Cuisine' because it has the double meaning; global in the sense that they are recipes that could be considered around the globe, and global in the sense that they are created from National Geographics, photographs and maps of the places all over the world. Here we go...




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