Annette Davidek's avatar Annette Davidek

In my recent work, ghosted images vie with more clearly seen parts of my paintings. The captured, submerged and frozen images create a sense of depth and a record of my process. The imagery’s ambiguous scale generates a micro and macroscopic interplay. Despite countless organic references, the shapes remain abstract, repeated throughout the painted space. My goal is to achieve depth with extremely thin layers of paint as though the painting has been suddenly flooded with light to reveal the animated forms within. Lines often bleed, or dissolve, into the wood, and this fuzziness becomes a pictorial equivalent to energy. Repetition is employed for a fundamental and formal purpose: mimicking the replication of development and the dynamic of movement.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 1.5 inches
  • Medium: Oil on Birch Plywood Panel
  • Width: 38 inches
  • Year created: 2012
  • Height: 48 inches