in Avondale, PA
Tears of grief and pain
Slowly dripping down my cheek:
Welcome salty rain!
HAIKU by Olga van Dijk2009©
(Unfortunately I can't capture the vibrant colors of this oil mixed medium in this photo)
I painted this oil collage abstract after my wonderful Mother-in-Law died in September.
I added a cheese cloth for texture
It's wrapped around the left side of the painting (which is an inch deep).
The right green bar has a couple of green, red, golden rectangles of car paint chips, which represent the tears. .
This painting was exhibited in the "Grief
Awarenes Show" which I organized
at the Academy of Lifelong
Learning, as part of the Grief
Awareness Week in the State of
"This is such a commanding, dynamic
which emanates a lot of warmth
and positive and inspiring energy.
Magnificent work, Olga!"
"Abstraction allows man to see with his mind
what he cannot physically see with his eyes...
Abstract art enables the artist to perceive beyond the tangible,
to extract the infinite out of the finite.
It is emancipation of the mind.
It is an explosion into unknown areas."
- Arshile Gorky
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