The White Wave

The White Wave 5-3-2014 10x7 lo-res

The White Wave

9″x12″ (23 x 30 cm) – oil on gessobord – commission

Here’s a new painting titled The White Wave. A couple of years ago, when I first painted crinkled paper, the complexity, the chaos and the lack of logic or reason of it has got to be too much, and I promised myself that I would not paint crinkled paper again unless I would be paid for doing it. HA! I broke my promise in less than 3 months, just to see if the first painting was not a fluke and if I can really paint wrinkled paper. I could 🙂.

The real thing happened in the beginning of this year. A gallery that I worked with some years ago suggested a solo show later this year, the theme being crinkled paper. I am working on a new collection of works for this show. The first two pieces of this collection the gallery has commissioned – that’s the right way to support art! The White Wave is the first piece of this new series.

As far as good news go, this is pretty much up there!

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    Mary May 3, 2014

    Congratulations, Alex! That is terrific news, and a beautiful, masterful painting. Great idea for an exhibit, too!

  2. Reply
    Carol King May 7, 2014

    Beautiful painting Alex. You just get better and better. Congratulations on your exhibit.

    • Reply
      Alex Zonis May 7, 2014

      Thanks, Carol! I noticed that hundreds of hours of slaving over a painting sometimes pay off. Sometimes… Other times they don’t… sigh… Got lucky with this one 🙂 🙂

  3. Reply
    Saundra Gamble May 10, 2014

    This painting is absolutely stunning!! I WANT IT!!

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      Alex Zonis May 10, 2014

      Thanks for the compliment, Saundra! This painting is a commission and is not for sale, but we can discuss another painting of a similar nature and idea specifically for you. If you like, please send me an email to azonis[at]rcn[dot]com. And thanks for stopping by and commenting!!

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    Linda Spiese January 16, 2015

    I had completely forgotten that this is your painting. The last year has been overwhelming, upseting, and more. I was just working on my bookcases this morning, still putting things away, restyling. The shelves are white but the backing is red. That piece looks nice there. I ran across this connection in an old email so wanted to tell you and say hello.

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