Saturday, December 19, 2009
Hotelp - Art
In Hotelp, elegant lines intertwine to produce a beautiful, evocative image that is both calming and stimulating at the same time. The colors in this piece are vibrant and high in saturation, drawing the eye along the length of the curving, graceful lines that make up the image depicted in this piece. These vibrant colors stand in contrast to the bareness of the painting’s spare white background. This contrast heightens the vibrancy of the colors, making them more striking to the viewer’s eye.
The graceful intertwining of lines in this piece provides a sense of calm, as though the lines are upward moving plumes wafting up in a slow, elegant journey to the sky. The way that these lines intertwine suggests an interconnectedness, a natural cooperation of different elements that, when combined, produce a whole greater than the sum of its parts. This connection adds a layer of emotional intensity to this piece, and Hotelp is a visually compelling and meaningful piece that is both calming and contemplative in nature.
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