Abstract

A Falling Tree

Embracing my emotions... letting the paint flow loosely, less precisely...

 

My watercolors (and then acrylics) began moving toward abstraction - became more about patterns and repetition, focusing on the essence and feeling of the memory.

Yet, the subject matter always varied.  I have loosely arranged them into seven different collections.

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Atmospheric

After moving to acrylic and abstraction, I wanted my paintings to be looser, vaguer, without giving up the subject.

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Water & Space

It's always changing. Start with one and end up with the other.  In the end, the painting defines itself.

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Crossroads

The archival footage of the atomic tests in the Pacific was riveting and unforgetable.

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Experiments

By definition, things you try that don't last are experiments (everything starts as an experiment).

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Iceland

Iceland itself was abstract.  And it continues to provide inspiration.

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New Zealand

Conveying movement continues to challenge.

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Socotra

Friends are invaluable.  They provide (among other things) encouragement, perspective, and inspiration.

Original art by Ruth E. Hurd

New York, NY

917-952-5135 - ruth.hurd@gmail.com

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