All of those paintings sold in a few months, and soon galleries asked for more. That's when the mutiny happened, I just couldn't paint that subject any longer.
For months I made a series of unsuccessful still lifes of shells and narrative figure compositions, I dedicated my time to printmaking and portraits.
|After Bellini, oil on linen, 40x50|
I have uploaded images of the paintings in the show as well as the thoughtful introductory essay that James Bland was so kind to write on a special tumblr blog. I can't wait to get to Palermo and see all the paintings hanging together !