Red Ribbon Erasures

  • I have been thinking about the red ribbon necklaces worn as political statements after the French Revolution to commemorate victims.
  • I have been thinking about the red ribbon necklaces worn as political statements after the French Revolution to commemorate victims.
     
    These paintings are landscapes, of course, but as I have watched the landscape of my neighborhood bulldozered to make room for new condos this year, a similar idea of commemorating loss or violence seems relevant.  These are images of landscapes being erased.
  • Red Ribbon Erasure 2
    8 x 13 "
    acrylic on canvas

  • Red Ribbon Erasure 2 (detail)
  • Red Ribbon Erasure 1
    9 x 10"
    acrylic and pastel on canvas

  • Red Ribbon Erasure 1 (detail)
  • Red Ribbon Line
    9.75 x 9.75"
    acrylic on canvas
  • Red Ribbon Line (detail)