oil and collage on cradled panel
Original oil painting.
Unframed, cradled panel sides are finished with clear varnish.
Painting is wired and ready to hang.
Signed, titled and dated on back.
In this painting I began with the renaissance image of Saint Theresa (who was martyred on the wheel) with a vintage image of a bike. As I continued to work the painting, I added a buddhist prayer wheel as a modified halo. From there I began thinking about subatomic particles...