CONTEMPORARY REALIST PAINTINGS
a painter of cityscapes and architectural interiors, I generally choose to let
the viewer interpret the painting’s several meanings in light of their own
personal life experiences.
can, however, offer a few comments on what was going through my mind as I
this time in my life, I am at a “still point” reflecting on what has come
before me and what might come after. For sixty two years I have been a
passenger on the train of life and have literally and figuratively gone to many
places and experienced much.
and colour are combined to provide an illusion of space as metaphorically
charged. The larger than life sized station clock, the empty station except one
lone male looking away, the columns, the bench, the blank station boards
suspended from the ceiling, and, the several colours that comprise the back
wall: all have symbolic meaning.
is happening in this painting. It is
not passive. It is up to the viewer to be moved along.