Monday, January 28, 2008

Some New Work

Recently I have been making some smaller collage and mixed media works. They are a nice compliment to my paintings and have really allowed me some freedom to explore ideas.

The imagery in the collages came from a few old books I picked up at a local used bookstore.
One of the books was written in the 1940s and titled "Wonder Book of the Worlds Progress."
It covers everything from cavemen to Aviation. The pages are worn and the quality of the printing is not that great. It has all of these fantastic images of Polar explorers that I have become fascinated with. These images fit so well with the guiding themes in my work of
isolation and transformation.