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~The Guardian series ~ is particularly difficult to attach an explanation. Everything, even from the name, to the images, inspiration, and effects evades concise description. When people first see these images they often think of the winged figures before them angels, but this conclusion is not the intent of the work. I must let go completely, or the work will never go beyond the limitations of a conscious mind. It is imperative that I allow my work to flow forth from me quickly, overpowering the psyche. I often leave off the wings of the figures, not wanting to reach into the realm of religious iconography. As I paint more, however, I know that they are far from these things and my confidence in presenting them grows. These images are not of stereotypical, beautiful archangels of the heavens looking down upon earth in all their disconnected guardianship. The figures I am producing have elements of the mundane, a kind of nonchalance that grounds them in the world of humanity and humility. They are growing, both in strength and authority. They are not of the distant sky, but rather are terrestrial spirits exhibiting the natural human ability to rise forth out of darkness into the light, with fearlessness, and, above all, with faith in the ability to stray from 'the path' and still arrive safely at a destination ... Especially Now -Marilyn Kalish - - - #marilynkalish #alexanderschwarzart @the.nomadic.hussam #contemporaryartcurator @transient_art_gallery #bostondrawingproject @galerie_dorsay #wheatleigh #sowaboston #berkshireartist #berkshiremagazine #gagosiangallery #art_seeking #joseph_gross_gallery @maca.art.official #saatchiart #artscope #artscopemagazine #freulerart #mainstreetmag #bostonmagazine #kunst #nikkisixx @nikkisixxpixx #museumoffineart #instituteifcontemporaryartboston #milleryezerskigallery @followingboston #leica #leicanewyork #bostonpubliclibrary #mitmuseum @soprafinagallery #yveyanggallery #555gallery @krakowwitkin_gallery @kingstongallery #puckergallery @abigailogilvy @animalaidusa @susancbeer
This was an entire wall size piece! Really cool! #instituteifcontemporaryartboston #icaboston #boston #art #mural #museum