Dark Grid explores the dynamic
of the diagonal played against "in front of" and
"behind". Because of the dark key of the painting
it changes a great deal with the intensity, direction and
angle of the light.
The painting will look very different, depending
upon where you stand in relationship to it and the source
of light. Some of the light will reflect from the surface
defining it, some will penetrate and be reflected back through
the many thin layers of paint defining the interior. Add to
this the constant variation in your visual perception and
you experience a "painted space" that is never exactly
In some light the painting appears to contain
an irregular geometric grid screening off an interior world
of light and ambiguous forms. This play of penetrated plane
against space is universal and pervasive.