Thursday, May 6, 2010

Oil and Enamel on Paper

when this image
decides to impede its ratio
the light takes the lens as a microphone
specifically to sing one word
you never thought you'd hear
(     )

An exerpt from Nathan Shepherdson's poem Out There published in his anthology "what marian drew never told me about light - a collaboration with Aussie photo-artist Marian Drew.
Nathan's father Gordon doesn't surf, but his huge oil and enamel paintings imply many happy moments beside the brine.
"Afternoon sky on dark ocean of dark eyes"
94x105 cm
Philip Bacon Galleries
Oil and enamel on paper

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