Author Archives: rschmid

Resolution and Recognition

Portrait #1                                             recognition sometimes requires a certain knowledge of the technique
Portrait #2                                                                                  a technique to avoid recognition 
portrait #3                                                                                                               modern Moroccans a manufactured technique 
portrait # 4                                                                                                                                                          technical difficulties 
portrait  # 5                                                                                                                                                     homey as a plastic man
portrait # 6                                                                                                                      an out of focus man or just plan “people”
portrait # 7                                                                                                                                                          recognizable person
distorted, and abstracted people are OK – realistic , nude, or recognizable people are less popular. Does this mean people are more comfortable with abstraction or is abstraction less of a commitment?

Flowers in the Bronx

Last year, we went to the Bronx Botanical Gardens to see the rose show which was spectacular . I used the resulting photos in several paintings.

Two rose
Only You

This year the orchid show was even better.

Many looked unworldly or at least made in China

like this garden