Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Jose Clemente Orozco

Oil on 48x48 panel. I was fortunate to see Murales del Instituto Cultural Cabanas earlier this year during a brief visit to Guadalajara, Mexico. The scale of these paintings is immense! The vision is prophetic and the passion -unimaginable. I'm glad I was able to connect with his work which inspired this portrait...somethings need to be large.


Harry Kent said...

Immense focus and power here, Rachel. The glasses with their vitreous piercing gaze are masterful. The set mouth and jaw declare unflinching determination. The furrowed brow speaks of seriousness of purpose. The handling of colour and layered construction of brush marks provide a subtext of complexity and richness of his character. And that wonderful use of red tells us about the fire in his soul. A magnificentr tribute.

Rachel K Schlueter said...

thank you very much Harry, it's good to hear from you as always, you give the best feedback! I was quite floored by Orozco's work.

Katherine said...

Beautiful work Rachel. So exciting to see you painting in large format!

Rachel K Schlueter said...

thank you Katherine, large is working for me. Recently while in Seattle we visited the Davidson Gallery, no doubt my favorite gallery there, they had such an amazing collection of small works... size really doesn't matter...quality over quantity.

Anonymous said...

air jordan 4
cheap nfl jerseys
oakley sunglasses wholesale
tory burch
louis vuitton handbags
christian louboutin sale
burberry handbags
north face jackets
cheap jerseys from china
cheap jerseys wholesale
louis vuitton outlet store
the north face sale
true religion jeans
burberry outlet online
coach outlet
louis vuitton outlet online
ugg uk
the north face
nike air max 1
moncler outlet
goose jackets
tory burch outlet
cheap jordans
ralph lauren uk
burberry outlet
fake oakley sunglasses
timberland boots
canada goose
marc jacobs outlet
the north face
canada goose outlet online
tiffany jewelry
jordan retro 11
louis vuitton outlet stores
jordan release date
louis vuitton
kors outlet

Anonymous said...

oakley sunglasses
abercrombie & fitch
toms shoes
juicy couture
ugg outlet
louis vuitton outlet
coach factory
true religion sale
coach outlet
mont blanc
cheap nfl jerseys
uggs outlet
celine outlet
cheap ugg sale
christian louboutin outlet
burberry outlet
michael kors handbags
fendi outlet
louis vuitton handbags
fitflop shoes
cheap jerseys
michael kors outlet
moncler jacket
marc jacobs
marc jacobs
north face black friday
uggs outlet
cyber monday deals
supra shoes
chanel outlet
cyber monday sales
michael kors outlet
ghd hair strighteners
jordan shoes
christian louboutin outlet
ugg on sale
moncler jackets
louis vuitton outlet