Cathedral (and Beach Paintings)

Cathedral, Russell Steven Powell oil on canvas, 36x24

Cathedral, oil on canvas, 36×24

Beach I, Russell Steven Powell oil on canvas, 20x16

Beach I, oil on canvas, 20×16

Beach II, Russell Steven Powell oil on canvas, 16x20

Beach II, oil on canvas, 16×20

Block Island, Pre-dawn, Russell Steven Powell oil on canvas, 14x11

Block Island, Pre-dawn, oil on canvas, 14×11

Untitled, Russell Steven Powell oil on canvas, 20x16

Untitled, oil on canvas, 20×16

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4 comments

  1. I love “Untitled,” “Block Island” (one of my favorite places), and “Cathedral,” which haunts me, reminding me of certain dreams I have had.

    Henry

  2. walk at dawn, debris of all kinds
    crustaceans molt in fetal position
    by seaweed, red strokes of waves keep pulse

    white light weaves its way in and out
    an imagined rainbow
    is really the ribs in ancient primordial soup

    a complex mass of brain parts
    laid out with no shame
    all in good shape, if a little off-color

    stuck and need air in stained-glass tangle
    zany sensations turn anxious and inward
    still in recovery from Catholic culture

    ~ These are great, Russ, can’t wait to see them in the flesh.

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