Quinn Pictures • Jonathan Quinn

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

North Pole

A digital representation of 90.000˚ N, 0.0000˚ W
from an unspecified time.
A rectangle 400 pixels by 600 pixels, #fffffff

Monday, July 14, 2014

Right Now

Why water paintings?: Photographs are imprints of the past. A painting can be something else.
Above is a photograph taken with an iPhone looking out an airplane window. It shows the Atlantic ocean from about 2000 feet –comprising an area less than a square mile. The shutter speed is approximately 1/125th of a second. In that incredibly short amount of time, in this extremely small area of a vast ocean we can see the potential for a limitless number of watery, sea-foam paintings. I've highlighted five possible frames in red.
I am making the argument that --when gazing at a foamy, watery painting-- you are looking, through an apparatus --not a representation of the past as in the above photograph-- but a window onto "the now".  In the time you spend gazing at a watery painting (somewhere out at sea) the exact event is occurring.
With these painting, my intention is to create a kind of anomalous reality rather than representational abstractions.

See The post called: Two Small Paintings

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Tuning Fork

Wood, Aluminum, Plexiglass and photograph
18X11",  2014

Sea foam

Something/Nothing in the Mist,
Acrylic on Belgian linen
June, 2014, 24 X22"