Thirteen Persian Flasks, 2014

Thirteen Persian Flasks, 2014, painting by Chanan Mazal

Thirteen Persian Flasks, 2014. Gouache painting by Chanan Mazal, 46 x 61 cm

שלושה עשר בקבוקוים פרסיים, 20914. ציור גואש של חנן מזל

I started this one before my last visit to the US, and had a hard time going back to it. So I just went bonkers with splattering yellow and orange, and let it flow from there. Just let things go.
The controlled, cleanly drafted, identical bottles, all placed at an identical height, were in contradiction with the rest on the painting. So was my flat treatment of these bulbous forms, against the depth and flowing movement of the background

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