JEAN-MARIE MARTIN | PAINTER

Blue Clouds 1? Maybe?, acrylic on canvas 2017, 36″ x 36″

119 Russell Avenue, Rhinecliff 12574

718-208-7048 | No wheelchairs

jeanmariemartin.com | jeanmariemartin@me.com

BLUE CLOUD, is a good example of my new paintings that deal with the convergence of abstraction and reality. My new paintings show the tension between landscape painting or alternative reality and minimal abstract art or reductive painting. I use iridescent and various metallic colors which I paint with my fingers, using silicone and acrylic paint. The square format include 4 horizontal sections divided by a deep groove that makes them tridimensional. This format and structure 
are not really affiliated with landscape painting but more with abstract painting. It shows the tension and complexity of the work. I am repeating a simple  pattern that could refer to an abstract shape, or a cloud, a galaxy or an unknown landscape object. I am an abstract painter adjusting to the Hudson Valley and being influenced by its landscape and history and creating minimal abstract/realistic paintings.