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Key Largo IIBy Amy van Helden

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2012

Watercolor Paint, Acrylic on arches watercolor paper

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Dimensions: 76cm (H) x 56cm (W) x 0.2cm (D) / 29.9" (H) x 22" (W) x 0.08" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

This is an acrylic painting on Arches 300lb, 100% cotton cold-pressed watercolor paper. This is a geometric abstract art work with a painterly red background interspersed with long rectangular bars of four alternating colors that either recede or come forward. This art work has a musicality to it and is part of my Key Largo series. The bars are long and thin, as opposed to the bars in the Marimba series. I'm interested in juxtapositions of color, and how colors either come together, or move away from each other. I'm also interested in figure/ground interplay and in surface and texture exploration. I use geometric shapes so that there are no distractions in the way I explore paint. I like to call this style "Chromatic Geometry".

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1956
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Based in: San Isidro, Argentina

Amy van Helden is an American artist and a resident of Argentina for the past 25 years. She obtained a BFA degree with a concentration in painting and printmaking from the University of Michigan in 1979. She had her first individual art show in 1991 at the Luigi Marrozzini Gallery …

 

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