Robert Goodman, Grey Day I

Robert Goodman: Grey Day I (2009) Oil, acrylic, and spray-paint on canvas
Title
Grey Day I
Date
2009
Medium
Oil, acrylic, and spray-paint on canvas
Credit Line
Gift of the artist, 2011
Dimensions
40" x 47"

A multiplicity of sensations dominates Grey Day I. Finely rendered, organic shapes evocative of leaves and branches flow together in broad, gestural sweeps. A strong green, black, and yellow line traverses the canvas, separating and unifying its spaces.

Goodman received his MFA from Temple University's Tyler School of Art and was awarded a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship for painting.

I am interested in the moment when one spatial order is replaced by another, and a potentially dangerous new reality comes to focus. The rules for coherence are undermined and unity is cast into doubt. Conflicting fields rub together and show a new and unfamiliar terrain.
-Robert Goodman

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