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About the TOWER PAINTINGS, 2007

These thirty-four spare abstract paintings, based on the structure of isolated observation towers, are inspired by paintings my reclusive father made in the Sixties. The small size (18" x 24") and pictorial language reference abstract easel paintings from the postwar era. Unlike me, my father worked fairly quickly and didn't agonize over specific colors or shapes. Yet his paintings – all easel-sized canvasboards - have a prepossessing brushwork and simple charm.

An artist's book about the paintings is available here.
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