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Saturday, March 9, 2013

New Artwork

I’ve been experimenting with some new artwork that focuses on color, color relationships and form. I’m still in the designing stage working on sketches and doing samples. Here’s one of my earliest sample pieces. It isn’t quite there yet as I’m still working out materials and relationships between the forms and the question of “do I want to stay formal and use pure forms”? I’m purposely trying not to over think at this stage and just play.

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Also, a couple of sketches that play with pure forms but give them a more interactive background:

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Friday, March 1, 2013

Jiro Yoshihara

Est-Ouest Auctions Co., Ltd. - UNTITLED

Artwork from Jiro Yoshihara, 1970, 17.91" x 20.87".

Circle, acrylic on canvas, 1971, 45.5 x 53 cm.

Untitled, 1962

White Line on Black, 1968.

Circle, 1971. Exhibited in “Gutai’s Splendid Playground” currently at the Guggenheim through May 8, 2013.

Red Circle on Black, 1965

Untitled.

Untitled, silkscreen, 1969. I love the rawness and energy in Yoshihara’s artwork and, yes, the scale:

White Circle, 1965.