Ben Waterman

March 19, 2012, 8:15am

The Place Between the Layers: Ben Waterman’s Midnight Lullaby

Ben Watermans paintings invite extended meditation on seemingly banal objects: a red mosquito net, a brown piano, a vacant fireplace.  These highly specific objects float in contrast to their surroundings--disorientingly unidentifiable places painted with inarticulate brushstrokes. Given the Seattle artist’s pronounced affinity for travel to new places, these surreal landscapes prompt questions on the complicated role of inspiration within constructed visual images.

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