by Eric Whollem
earth pigments and pulverized charcoal in casein on panel
Collection of the artist.
Copyright by the artist.
An Early Earth Painting From the 1970's
PAINTS MADE FROM NATURAL MATERIALS
This work harkens to a degree to the arts of the
Aborigines of Australia. In fact, it was painted with
a stick brush, much as the Australians do. In the
light angle chosen to photograph this work, the heavy
impasto paint stands out clearly in well defined light