Abstractions: New Art
By: Hannah Corman | May, 02, 2016
As an adult, I still love the sights, sounds and smells of nature. Just this morning I thought how happy I was to hear birds in Verdi Square at the 72nd Street subway while walking to work. It reminded me of growing up in the rural suburbs.
And I can still stare at clouds endlessly. The number of sunset and sky pics on my Instagram can corroborate. :)
So naturally, I'm drawn to the wide blue skies, sweet green grass and moody grey clouds in my painting. I try to capture the feeling, movement, calmness and tranquility I see and feel when I'm surrounded by the natural world.
In the grouping that I'm putting up today, you'll notice a lot of playfulness and liberties taken with the idea of "landscape," "seascape" or "skyscape." These aren't super representational works - definitely abstractions to one degree or another. But I hope they evoke in you a sense of peace and happiness when meditating on them. Enjoy, and I welcome feedback on what you'd like to see more of, so please comment or email me!