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Some are attempts at portraits and the impossibility of likeness.

Some are portraits of people from news photographs and obituaries and were removed from an explicit subtext in the translation from photo to painting. It is an attempt to relate rather than represent and begins to pose questions about what can be tangentially evoked in the painting of the photograph.

Older painting is from my imagination and uses a visceral approach to painting trying to get close to a physical sensation of emotional or psychological states.