Saturday, February 27, 2010
SCRIPT OF THE SEA/ a pictographic mixed media abstraction
by Eric Whollem
oil stick, casein, parafin, gouache and India ink on paper
Collection of the artist.
Copyright by the artist.
An Evocation of the Ocean
I painted this work near the Pacific Ocean. I was doing an art
show in Mendocino, but travelled northwards to the tide pools
near Fort Bragg.
This is a good example of the utilization of the pictographic
rock art of California Indians in a work of modern art.