|Lake Michigan from the penthouse.
|The Navy Pier, another view from the penthouse.
|The exterior of 840 Lake Shore Drive.
I might also be dreaming of a boat to help me out of here, a toyboat. Oh, but that's another Yoko Ono song. I'll stick with the thin ice metaphor especially since many of my readers are literally looking at ice and deciding whether or not to walk on it. If you're an artist it's just what you do. Walking on thin ice.
|A part of the hall in between my two paintings.
Check it out. (If you can find it!) I'm in Luxe Magazine
|My painting in the east rotunda.
The plan view.
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|My original Photoshop collage proposal.
|Warming it up.
|My maquette: it was sent to Chicago and returned a little mangled but you get the idea.
|Looking into my maquette.
Everyone one of my projects is unique to its placement. I have to think I bring a fresh perspective, an outsider's eyes to the far flung locations where my work resides. Perhaps knowing my time there is brief I quickly distill the essence and serve it up.
|Studio view, Culver City.
|The installation process.
|On the left, looking east. On the right, looking west.
|840 Lake Shore Drive penthouse floor plan.
My work is in the center hallway (in yellow).
My east rotunda painting is the little oval on the right. (see above)
My west rotunda painting is the little circle on the left. (see below)
On the other hand my clients deserve a lot of credit because I'm creating something they've never seen before. That's a leap of faith. Thank you Kara and Jessica! Jessica LaGrange came back to me a second time when her client took the rest of the floor in the building designed by her husband. This time prairie was the inspiration or was it Rothko?
|My original proposal for the west rotunda.
|My painted maquette for the west rotunda painting
|Studio view, Los Angeles. The prairie abstracted.
|My installed work, the west rotunda, a Chicago penthouse,
840 Lakes Shore Drive.
See you in the prairie, on the water, and wherever, until next time.