Madonna of the Widening Gyre
[Charcoal on Gray Canson]
The title of this piece alludes to ‘The Second Coming’ by W. B. Yeats and his
apocalyptic poem with the nude being the only stabilizing element in an arena of
churning geometric forms.
“Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the center cannot hold...”
The Hebrew characters for Pi (itself an irrational and transcendental number) from
the right margin are themselves the mere fundamentals of a vast universal dynamic.
XL: 66x40 inches - $500, L: 40x27.25 inches - $400,
M: 30x18 inches - $300, S: 15x9 inches - $150