TITLE // Soul Skyline
ARTIST // Jeffrey Bowman
SIZE // 30" x 40" x 1.5"
MEDIUM // oil and gesso on gallery wrapped canvas
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Once we cleared the city's last wall, Wizard took his exit. He had two paintings, two field recordings, and a few of my pages. He waved goodbye and met up later the following day. He walked up as we were making camp with his perfect timing. "Well done boys, well done, " he chirped. He explained that he had started sharing our work. He seemed nervous, but it wasn't harmful. Beginnings are usually like that.
He began telling us how sharing our work on different platforms could potentially find people that could aid in our adventure. They could purchase our documents and invest in our experience. It seemed fascinating but exhausting to understand. I smiled and nodded along. I went back to thinking about the second window. I often try to find conspiracies, even in an old building. There was something dejected about that place. It's tone sounded cheap and synthetic. If anything it would be a good escape from all these abstract stories of Wizard. I came to just as Wizard was finishing, perfect timing.
Our camp was on the edge of a lookout. The city was below us. A smudged sky hung heavy over the city's lines and sharp features. I felt comfortable back in the graces of the green. Dye was watching the lights creep from the blackness and climb towards the night's sky. I watched him pull out a canvas.
"What do you see Dye?" I asked him.
"Souls are leaving" He answered. Dye was being colorful. He painted the canvas a thin black, light enough to make it seem fake but remaining a suitable backdrop for the lights. A false sense of night. The city's lights shining into the night sky must have been too simple. The dramatic needed capturing, hence the souls. Thick lines of pigment were leaving and streaking from the black, reflecting the night's sky. Lines cut into the gesso representing the pathways and crosswalks of the city's infrastructure. Seemed to add to the confusion of it all. They looked more like prison bars than accommodations. The piece looked beautiful even knowing the sadness behind it, the trickery of magic.
Dye painted all the sides green, surrounding the city with green, keeping itself from itself. The green's contrast with the black makes it seem more electric. Dye placed the medium size piece on Wizard's satchel. He walked up and sat next to me. We both looked out at it all. He turned towards me and said, "now, what do you see?."
--Ready for translation
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For buyers in the United States, stretched canvas paintings are carefully wrapped in glassine paper and bubble wrap, then packed securely in custom-built boxes (using recycled materials when possible) for shipping within 3-5 days of order.
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