Light Source Direction

Terry Winters American

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For Winters, painting is "a means to view places otherwise unseen." The artist, who first gained notice as an abstract painter in the 1980s, initially develops his ideas in drawings, then proceeds in a more improvisational manner in paint, making each mark in response to the previous one and gradually building a sense of overall density and mass. This painting comes out of a series of ink drawings called Computation of Chains; inspired by a variety of sources, from medical photographs to architectural renderings, these works feature complex, grid-like structures that seem to extend outward from great, pulsating vortices of energy and light.

Light Source Direction, Terry Winters (American, born Brooklyn, New York, 1949), Oil and alkyd resin on canvas

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