Yesterday's changes to Untitled Diptych-04·15·2014 were excellent alterations, bringing that painting to the edge of completion. Also, today's reproduction is closer to the original. I took extra care to make sure the viewer of this blog could see the floor lines on the red surfaces. They animate both panels. Besides the floor lines in the right panel, yesterday saw a change to the plant and pot in the same panel. That plant perked up, helping the compositional movement, if not the emotional, physical, symbolic expression of that panel.
Yesterday's drawing is intriguing in a few ways. First, in its spatial qualities. Secondly, the emotional expression finds an unusual solution. The right man's head flattens against the wall. The intertwined legs further compound the ambivalent connection between these men. BTW: This was not an easy reproduction. I am making great efforts, using the program Photoshop, to reflect the impact of the originals. But, as you may see, if you review the history of the reproductions of Untitled Diptych-04·15·2014, when one element is reproduced to closely reflect its impact in the original, sometimes another element does not reproduce well (I am referring to the dark lines on the red surface in Untitled Diptych-04·15·2014, which, in many reproductions, were lost to enhance other elements of the painting).
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