PAT RALPH paintings
Aerobics in the Kitchen
Oil on canvas
60" x 40"
A friend who was moving to Florida left me a large unfinished canvas she thought I could use. She had started a geometric painting using masking tape as guides for her lines. Unfortunately, even after gessoing it over, the ridges from the masking tape still showed. So I got the idea of doing a kitchen painting with the lines coinciding with the edges of the refrigerator, the stove and the cabinets. It was also a valedictory to our avocado green kitchen that we were about to remodel.
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