Rational Wedge 7:4 (Diptych)

Rational Wedge 7:4 (Diptych) | 2018
Oil, Enamelac, Acrylic Dispersion, and Graphite on Linen with Aluminum Armature | 22″ x 49″ x 1 ½″

Rational Wedge 7:4 (Diptych) | 2018 | Oil, Enamelac, Acrylic Dispersion, and Graphite on Linen with Aluminum Armature | 22″ x 49″ x 1 ½″

Private Collection


In the fall of 2018, I began limiting my choice of pigments to only those whose Colour Index Name coincided with the numbers of The Four Pillars. This work, exploring the idea of multiplicity with the wedge geometry, uses only pigments whose CI Name Numbers align with The Four Pillars.

Here the 7:4 ratio is presented as a diptych in both orientations, and washed over with white (Specifically PW 1 and PW4 with a small amount of PB36).

The date markings on this work live at the center of the diptych composition, where a more pronounced purple edge works in tandem with the wedge geometry to lead the energy inward. As in the panel-based Rational Wedges, the work floats away from the wall. The overall dimensions of the two panels together are 49" across (7x7) and 22" high (a multiple of 11, a key number of The Four Pillars).