The Gilded Gaze: Gold Leaf & the Element of Seduction

 

In my figurative scenes, the addition of gold in symbolic guises imbues the ordinary with mythic suggestion. In its glint is a curious seduction, alluring the viewer, holding their gaze, and reflecting it to the body of each composition.

(2011 - 12)
Painting
Girls Gone Gold
Live Fast, Die Golden
Da Golden Pedestal
Just Showered in It / Towelin' Off
Everythang I Touch
Friend with Golden Benefits
My Golds are Up Here
We Buy Gold