A darkened room frames our view through a doorway, over an attached terrace, across a garden, to a pink house with a tile roof, in “L'entrata,” a complex, painterly and accomplished composition.
A tentacle or armlike appendage seems to be reaching out to or becoming a shell-shaped “fist” in a small, horizontal work whose title refers to the “Old Testament.”
The spiral of a shell also reminds the artist — and us — to “Take Your Time,” while an intentionally too complex composition is called “Be Still, My Mind.”
Making us think of exotic places and travel are the golden crescent moons of “Remembering Istanbul,” while floral forms help open our minds to ornate design possibilities in several other intriguing works.
— John Brandenburg