Kaleidoscope in Blue

24.00"W x 34.00"H x 0.8"D

$100 (Shipping Included)

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Laura Makinen


Medium: Collage

Subject Tags: shapes, color, abstraction, design, geometric, blue, abstract, modern, mixed-media, geometry, green, contemporary, blues, cool, blue-green, complexity

Media: acrylic, paint, pencil, gouache, stretched canvas

Size: 24"W x 34"H x 0.75"D

Year Created: 2018

Ready to Hang

This is an abstract geometric painting in various shades of blue and bluish green. This eye-catching piece depicts rays emanating out in all directions. The limited palette gives the painting an overall feeling of cohesion, and the various geometric shapes and variety of darks and lights make for great movement. I prefer the composition vertically, but it definitely works horizontally as well (24" x 34") depending on the room.

Laura Makinen was born (1980) and raised in the city of Chicago. Art and music have been instrumental throughout her life. At Grinnell College, while pursuing a degree in Religious Studies, Laura took began a serious love affair with painting. After finishing her first degree, Laura completed a BFA in Painting at the Massachusetts College of Art and subsequently moved to San Francisco. Although she fell in love with the Bay Area, Laura is currently residing with her family back home in Chicago, where she recently completed a yoga teacher training and is painting up a storm. Over the years, she has created a significant body of both figurative and abstract work, and has participated in group shows throughout the United States.

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