Los Angeles, CA
36.000 x 24.000 x 1.500 inches
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Hendrix Voodoo Magick
Painting - Oil On Canvas
Can you hear this music come to life?
This abstract expressionist painting employs a synesthethic experience, where one experiences sound through visuals. Jimi Hendrix, one of my favorite musicians, was a delicious inspiration and exciting challenge for me. The inital sketch for the painting was created with my eyes closed, listening to his wailing guitar and feeling the vibes pulse rhythms through my arm.
The undulations of explosive fiery color and sumptuous organic waves of form echo the circular way Jimi embellished a song. It starts off slow and simple, like in the left bottom color, builds tempo with each new line of each verse, has a spacious moment, and then delves into the infamously explorative guitar solo journeys, before returning back to the start and doing it all over again with each new song.
For the complete experience, view painting while listening to Hendrix!
May 8th, 2013
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