Paintings > Proximidy and Portaiture

Johnna in Hospital
Johnna in Hospital
Observational Drawing, WAV File, Inkjet Photo Transfer, Oil, on Wood Panel
24"x24"
2020

The genesis of the inquiry regarding proximity in portraiture stems from a medical procedure that forced a cessation of physical closeness between the subject and I in 2018. The painting is composed of a life drawing (via video chat) and is abstracted by an audio file of the subject sharing her diagnosis.