Photograph of Artist DEBORAH BARLOW
DEBORAH BARLOW
Brookline, Massachusetts - United States



Original Artworks (4)

Deborah Barlow; Vertaye, 2007, Original Mixed Media, 30 x 44 inches. Artwork description: 241  Multiple layers of soft greens, golds and yellows ...
Deborah Barlow
Original Mixed Media, 2007
30 x 44 inches (76.2 x 111.8 cm)
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Deborah Barlow; San Tendre, 2006, Original Mixed Media, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  Layered with media including oil, wax, pastels, powdered pigments ...
Deborah Barlow
Original Mixed Media, 2006
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Deborah Barlow; Norkae 1, 2006, Original Mixed Media, 12 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  Layered surface in blues and subtle beige ...
Deborah Barlow
Original Mixed Media, 2006
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
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Deborah Barlow; Sheener 4, 2006, Original Mixed Media, 20 x 50 inches. Artwork description: 241  Complex surface is created using a variety of media such as oil, wax, powdered pigments, pastels. ...
Deborah Barlow
Original Mixed Media, 2006
20 x 50 inches (50.8 x 127.0 cm)
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Artist Statement

Nature is everywhere in my work, but what compels me most is the natural world at the edges. The extremes are most provocative to me, such as the emptiness of a desert expanse or the intricate layering of a microscopic world view. It’s what isn’t obvious that keeps me looking, and I look without any desire to mimic or reproduce those marginal worlds. My paintings are not objects as much as they are a record of how to search—how to listen (aurally and visually) multi-dimensionally and how to respond to what I hear without fixing it in a representation, without imprisoning it in a picture. The complexity of the surface is a complexity of perceiving, synthesizing, and navigating a limitless world....