Livingroom Group

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Acrylic on canvas  124 x 84cm

The unimportant yellow object on the bright orange table in Livingroom Group gives the foreground a life it would lose its power to the literal light pouring in through the windows at the back of the painting. Yellow as iconic and full of meaning is different than yellow when it figuratively represents light. Both are weighty.  The bright unreal orange of the table reminds us the viewers that we are in a painting and that is what justifies such a jolt of yellow.