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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

MATH TO BEAUTY

The  exhibition is exhibited in two parts at different galleries

PART I

GIA GELATO

281 Newark Avenue

Jersey City, NJ

March 6 to May 31, 2015

PART II

ANNEX 24 Gallery

24 West Walnut Street

Lancaster, PA

May 1 to May 31, 2015

A series of new paintings employing the golden mean as a basis for the geometric compositions. This fascinating ratio, frequently found in nature and geometry, is perceived by many to play a role in the human perception of beauty

Building on the architectural origins which have been the basis of my work for over a decade, I have started referring to my compositions as random symmetry. That is, creating a balance on the canvas with no discernible pattern allowing a symmetrical, meditative composition to emerge. I employ the golden mean as a reference which can often be seen in the composition. I use oil paint with a cold wax medium, layering the paint, as organic surfaces evolve within the restrained lines of the composition.

During the process an environment develops giving an emotional story to the thoughtfully planned out compositions. My color choices vary, sometimes deliberately creating a series with particular color decisions and sometimes allowing the color choices to impulsively appear fueled by intuition and experience. Color remains a constantly unfolding mystery.

stephen cimini

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