the dance of how we see
Sync Hoes – digital image – Dan Beck 2009
This painting was created in early April. It is an image which comes from both what I witness and what I understand.
This is often the nature of how I create – something captures my attention – in this case the in-sync hoeing that looks like a dance to a slow passing motorist. It was the relationship of the field workers I was focused on and not the location.
There was a place – but again I was more concerned with the color. Attention is related to understanding because so much of what we see is dependent upon what we are looking to see.
One could see the above art as abstract, as colorful, as primitive, as movement or perhaps none of the above. It is my understanding which makes it work – I hope it works for yours as well.
- Hoe Dance – 2005 painting with a similar theme
- Original Art – exploring the meaning