|'City of Glass 37 - (PLOT.noun/PLOT.verb)' 100x100cms|
Early days but I already have a title- the relationship with words is so important in this series witrh its source in text*
Love the multiple meanings of the word 'Plot':
- plot as in narrative
- plot as in conspire
- plot as in plan or map....
In the novel, Quinn plots Stillman's walks onto a street-map of New York
In turn, in City of Glass 6 and 35, I have 'plotted' Quinn's walk described on pages 106-112...
In the act of painting, I have 'plotted' the grid of New York, already several times in this piece, to establish the angle, scale and position of Manhattan within the canvas , looking for the strongest composition.
My 'plot 'is for the Manhattan shape, once established, to be painted entirely with layers of transparent colours, giving the appearance of coloured-glass.....
*'The New York Trilogy' by Paul Auster