Baila Goldenthal : Skyscapes

The artist gives visual form to philosophical concepts, fusing her ‘inner’ and ‘outer’ worlds to create a personal mythology. The ‘Numbers Series’ (see ‘Three’, 1980) is influenced by the esoteric Judaic mysticism of the Kabbalah. The series is a symbolic interpretation of the universal nature and spiritual significance of numbers.

The breakup or dissolution of walls or sky (see ‘Inversions’, ‘Poeticus’, and ‘Apocalypse’) reveal the unexpected nature of ‘reality.’

Three, 1980
acrylic on canvas, 84" x 60"

Inversions, 1980
oil and collage, 60" x 42"

Poeticus, 1981
mixed media collage on canvas, 31" x 36-1/2"

Apocalypse, 1982
mixed media collage on canvas and wood, 66" x 78"

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