Friday, February 12, 2010

The Medusa Gorge

The Medusa Gorge 22" x30" acrylic on paper 2009

"He said, "It's called The Medusa Gorge. A professor at school suggested the title. I often ask for titles. I used to title them as Landscape Number 1, etc. Now I enjoy playing with poetic titles.The gorge is a colorful, but dangerous place named after the Medusa, who turned men to stone if they looked her in the eye.  She was killed years ago by Perseus. He cut off her head and placed it on Minerva's shield. I called it such because of it undulating crevasses" 


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