Wednesday, August 5, 2009

If I could, I would eat paint


His paintings are like confectionery sugar...Wayne Thiebaud's early works are the perfect union of materials and concept...the images are so rich and delicious you want to eat them...this piece is part of the permanent collection at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC...what a great piece in person!

The cakes are laid out in a repetitious line, tying into the decorative context...no black is used, only pastels, natural and clean...like food should be...all of the elements reinforce this sweet and edible feel...light and airy the work fills the viewer up and satisfies!

1 comment:

  1. Thiebaud is in my top ten list. Good looking picture.

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