pinke, 2011 - Howard Fonda
About the Work
This vibrant all-composition of pink, orange, green, and blue brushstrokes constantly fluctuates between abstraction and representation. Seen from afar, these seemingly arbitrary marks coalesce into a vague outline of a human face.
About the Artist
About Howard Fonda
Howard Fonda is a Chicago-based painter known for his vibrantly colored canvases that blur the boundaries between representation and abstraction. His lurid compositions of squiggles ...Read More
Howard Fonda is a Chicago-based painter known for his vibrantly colored canvases that blur the boundaries between representation and abstraction. His lurid compositions of squiggles, swirls, and marks seem to dance kinetically across his canvases. Fonda proudly upholds the tradition of twentieth century painting. An old school Modernist, he views painting as a "philosophical sanctuary and spiritual outpost," finding "comfort in its traditions and limitations." Fonda exhibits frequently at Mixed Greens in New York and throughout Chicago. His work is in the collections of Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.Read Less
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