February 20th, 2010
Below are samples from the work of Rebecca Vicars, a painter who divides her time between New York City and Guatemala.
Here is a recent work, “Portal”:
I love the turquoise and mauve, and the dark purple corona, like a fringe of hair, circling the central disc of swirled & bled tones. Like some of Redon’s work, like a piece from Debussy’s Preludes, hues here blend and blur in mysterious, unnameable harmonies.
Here’s another recent work entitled “Papaya”:
Papaya has such presence here, massive, fleshy, wounded. The background & table, with their closed, earthy tones & grains, crowd everything in, pressing the viewer against the fruit. And note the squat avocado as anchor, behind, with its pocked and brooding green, secretly balancing everything.
Her Etsy shop: http://bvicars.etsy.com
And her site: http://www.rebeccavicars.com.