A Byzantine Figure Study
The Well of Sensation incorporates a variety of
approaches to art. The landscape recalls Renaissance
art, while the figure, despite it's modernism, is a
reflection of studies of Byzantine art. The Byzantine
artists attempted to give their icons an otherworldly
aura. Light linear accents on a dark skin tone were
The sky in this work is embellished with ecstatic
dashes of broad color. These enliven the landscape.
This work is about the mysticism of water. Water
is usually a symbol of emotions and feelings, hence
the title of the piece.
The waters of our oceans, rivers and springs are
facing many difficulties today. We all should pray
for clean water for everyone on this planet.
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by Eric Whollem
Abstract art, mixed media painting, Byzantine art, clean water for the planet.