Author Archives: tomasronse

MY BEAUTIFUL ECLIPSE

This is a continuation of my series “African Memories”. I post it now on the occasion of tomorrow’s solar eclipse which made me think of the eclipse of february 16, 1980. Northern Tanzania was an ideal place to witness the … Continue reading

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WAR!

War (and my revulsion of it) is a recurring theme in my art.  Below some recent examples. “Give us war!” (2016) In this I combined painting with a world war I photograph. Doomsday Machine  (2017) Mixed media on a found … Continue reading

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More recent work

Triptych #2  (closed)   2017 mixed media on wood 25 by 16 by 3 inches. Triptych #2 (open) Triptych #2 middle panel (In a previous life this was a dart board in a bar)   Untitled (Gold Coast) 2017 Mixed media … Continue reading

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TWO ARTISTS IN VENICE

I admire very much the work of Mark Bradford, which occupies the US pavilion at the Venice biennal this year. Like a great composer finds the right notes, Bradford virtuously plays with colors and lines . Like me, he often … Continue reading

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“DO YOU THINK IT HAS ANY VALUE?”

I can’t believe this is only my first post of this year; I intent to make up for that. There’s a lot I want to show. I’ll start with three new pieces.   “ART” Oil on canvas, wooden frame (16 … Continue reading

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AFRICAN MEMORIES, part 2

Here are some more distorted memories of Africa. As usual, you can click on the image to see it larger, then you also see the title (although in most cases, it’s a provisional one). I still have a lot more … Continue reading

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AFRICAN MEMORIES

Not long before we came to America, we traveled in Tanzania. When, much later, I looked at a photo-album of that trip, I discovered that several of the pictures had suffered serious water damage. Others may have been dismayed at … Continue reading

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