"Seeking the Numinous" by Linda Bigness; http://www.bignessart.com/
About this image: Another concern that parallels the work, in cultural identity and experience, is the exploration of spiritual hidden meaning found within the surfaces and depths of abstract painting. For years I have explored the surfaces found in nature, especially in stone that has been etched by time or some presence of human, cell, mammal, or the unknown. This fascination with the unknown has resulted in works that abstractly interpret, through luminous layers of paint and line, a sense of something that is not completely understood but nevertheless exists in some sense of time and place. In painting “Seeking the Numinous” I used the square format as it will contain within it the circle, a symbol of infinity, in which continuous movement and manipulation of paint, metallic and line is held to task by the containment of geometric shape. —Linda Bigness
Featured in the national juried exhibition and catalog, Stories We Tell presented by the Women's Caucus for Art in 2013.
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