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Obscured by light by Michael Nicholas Obscured by light by Michael Nicholas
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Product description: Acrylic on wood panel, 36 x 36 x 1.75 inches. Ready to hang. Part of my Sky series, this work started from the fact that when we look up at the sky on a clear day, the reality of the universe around us is "obscured by light": the blue light reflected in the atmosphere is all we can see, apart from a few bright objects which are nearby, such as the sun, moon, and some of the nearer planets. The addition of small glass beads and pieces of plastic to the different shades of blue paint create a three-dimensional, textured effect.
 
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Obscured by light by Michael Nicholas

Paintings by Michael Nicholas

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  • Product ID#: 211107
  • Dimensions: 36" width x36" height x1.75" depth
  • Materials: Acrylic, Wood
  • Style: Abstract
  • Colors: Blue

Artwork Description:


Acrylic on wood panel, 36 x 36 x 1.75 inches. Ready to hang. Part of my Sky series, this work started from the fact that when we look up at the sky on a clear day, the reality of the universe around us is "obscured by light": the blue light reflected in the atmosphere is all we can see, apart from a few bright objects which are nearby, such as the sun, moon, and some of the nearer planets. The addition of small glass beads and pieces of plastic to the different shades of blue paint create a three-dimensional, textured effect.


An interdisciplinary artist with over 30 years experience creating in multiple mediums and disciplines including visual art, writing, music, and theater. Based in New York City, I was born in Los Angeles, where I began making art as a single child in a single-parent, working-class household, which meant I seldom had the means to buy art materials. I believe this led to a certain resourcefulness—I used whatever I could find to draw, paint, and build with. In my early teens I began writing and making music alongside visual art, and upon leaving high...read more