Folding screens incorporatimg ?perspectrix? 2000-?02
The Artist has always found a need to intergrate dimensional elements into
his murals and monumental scale works. Folding screens is a way of doing just
The artist was living in North Virginia close to DC from early 2000 through
to 2002, This was a stressful period, which resulted in him having a massive
heart attack. The creative climate was one of the worst the artist had ever
experienced. The only way he could make a meaggre living was by having subcontracted
murals to execute by neo con ?Third Reichian? mural and faux painting
companies. The direction went Palladio which resulted in screens with itialianate
architectural references being one way he could evolve ?perspectrix?
something he started back in the the mid seventies in Mural projects in San
Francisco and Patomac Maryland, where he used reversed perspective. Many say
that Patrick Hughes invented this but when the artist was first experimenting
with this Phenomena Hughes was doing rainbows. (see Claret?s Restaurant
NYC Mural and Trompe loel and freddies rroom In The Gussin?s House). Finally
the House of William of William Blake installation ?Holy Thursday?
The Calscene diorama artwork was created and exhibited in San Francisco in 1982
and New York 1983. This was a step closer to making screen like illusions that
the Virgina works are about.
Some of these have been developed into limited edition ?Boxetts?
which will soon be purchasable on line. (see Limited Editions)