In late 2009 I started a group of multi-paneled paintings called the Retrograde Series. The paintings are an exploration of the memories, questions, sights, sounds, and tastes of my youth, and their juxtaposition against each other, and the world around me decades later. “Rolo Retrograde” is the continuation/evolution of that series, and the first piece in a brand new body of work.
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ROLO RETROGRADE | 3 panels – each panel measures 24″ x 32″ (61cm x 81cm) | oil & acrylic on wood | 2013
Individual pieces are jigsawed, painted and attached to the panels.
Select areas of the wood panels are hand-chiseled, accentuating the texture of the wood.
Attached to the back of each panel are oxidized metal plates, individually stenciled and unique to this specific piece.
Work In Progress Photos
Earlier Work in the Retrograde Series