ODES TO THE SEA AFTER M.B.

Smooth As Thy Mistress’ Glass

Mussels, Oil, Gouache, Bole, Ink, Acrylic, on Canvas on Board
12 1/16 x 9”
2020
In Artist’s Brass Frame 13 x 10” 

From the Series "Mussels 8.13 - 8.16.20," Georgica E.H.
Verses from "The Calm" by John Donne inscribed on frame and sides. Position of inscriptions to mimic direction of a rising wave.
Text on sides: Or (R.H. Reflection) / What (Top) Shines / There (text in Yellow to mimic the Sun/Sunshine).

Chere Petite Soeur

Frame and sides inscribed with verses found on postcard to Broodthaers, which also inspired other titled works. title text in Lt. Pink “Chère Petite Soeur Celle-Ci Pour Te Donner Ane Idée De La Mer Pendant La Tempête"

Text on sides: De La Mer (R.H. Reflection) / Te Donner Ane Idée (Top) / Celle-Ci Pour (L.H. Reflection) / Pendant La Tempête (Bottom)

Mussels, Oil, Gouache, Bole, Ink, Acrylic on Canvas on Board
12 1/16 x 9”
2020

The Bright-Eyed Mariner

Frame and sides inscribed with Verses from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Mussels, Oil, Gouache, Bole, Ink, Acrylic, on Canvas on Board
12 1/16 x 9”2020
In Artist’s Brass Frame

Salt of the Earth Mingled with the Salt of the Sea 

Frame and sides inscribed with verses from a correspondence with L. Weiner

Mussels, Oil, Gouache, Bole, Ink, Acrylic, on Canvas on Board
12 1/16 x 9”
2020
In Artist’s Brass Frame

Salacia

Mussel, Oil, Bole, Ink, Gouache, Acrylic on Linen on Board
12 1/16 x 9”
2020
In Artist’s Brass Frame

Dear Little Sister / Chere Petite Soeur  (Version 1 Now Reworked)

Frame and sides inscribed with verses from a postcard to Broodthaers and inspired other titled works. 
“Dear Little Sister, This is to Give You an Idea of the Sea During the Storm.”
Text on sides: Or / What / Shines / There 

Mussels, Oil, Gouache, Bole, Ink, Acrylic, on Canvas on Board
12 1/16 x 9”
2020
In Artist’s Brass Frame

Baby Baudelaire

Inscriptions reference: James Lee Byars

Mussels, Oil, Gouache, Bole, Ink, Acrylic, on Linen on Board
12 1/16 x 9”
2020
In Artist’s Brass Frame

Neptune

Mussel, Oil, Bole, Ink, Gouache, Acrylic on Linen on Board
12 1/16 x 9”
2020
In Artist’s Brass Frame

Cast By the Sea

Mussels, Oil, Gouache, Bole, Ink, Acrylic on Canvas on Board
12 1/16 x 9”
2020
In Artist’s Brass Frame

Bathers (After Cézanne)

Text on sides: After (R.H. Reflection) / Cézanne (Top) 

Mussels, Oil, Gouache, Bole, Ink, Acrylic, on Canvas on Board
12 1/16 x 9”
2020
In Artist’s Brass Frame

Broodthaers

Text inscriptions: I / Found / Romance / In Him

Mussels, Oil, Gouache, Bole, Ink, Acrylic, on Linen on Board
12 1/16 x 9”
2020
In Artist’s Brass Frame