Friday, February 06, 2009


The same night I attended ArtSpeak, at the Contemporary Art Center in New Orleans, I viewed an exhibit called “The Eclectic Eye: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation.” It happens that the show includes a large eyeball sculpture. Well that’s the initial inspiration for this painting. Another reason I created the painting was the because of the eye surgeries I had: one in December 2006 and another one in January 2007. In the previous batch I painted green dots representing laser light for a piece. Also My Discover Magazine had articles on eyes: one about the complexity of eye color and another about the eye as the window of the soul.

acrylic on canvas, 5" x 5"

In making this piece I did an interpretation of the eyeball I saw. The dots always make me simplify my images. From people’s reactions I can tell the paintings commands attention.


  1. Very pretty blues you've chosen for this. I feel like I'm falling into a hole at the bottom of the ocean.

  2. Lana:

    Thank you. : )

    'Getting surreal on me, hunh? :P

    Mo : )

  3. Yikes--it watches me everywhere I go--following me around the room. :D

    Just kidding around. This is very nice, Mo. It does look like a giant eye watching me though.

  4. Daisy:

    You are getting sleepy . . .

    Mo : D