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whorl
acrylic on canvas
36x48"


original artwork: SOLD
reproductions starting at: $ 36


The story behind the artwork

A botanical term, indicating an arrangement of three or more leaves, petals, or organs radiating from a single node. I have several pieces that I would classify as botanicals. This whorl shown here is more like an arrangement of organs. There is a sensual, fleshy quality to my forms. You are not sure if you are looking inside a flower or inside a human body, but the fluid motion implied indicates this is a living thing.

 

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