Jack Balas, 2013; FLAT !! (#878); oil, ink, acrylic & pencil on gessoed paper, 22" x 30"
WHEN WE LAST CHECKED IN...the order had been given to abandon ship... LOOK! SPLASH! SLURP! ...? WTF ??....when suddenly he grabs onto THE EDGE !??...FLAT!! ...This Whole Thing is FLAT ?!...(dive! dive!)
the painting is based in part on a childhood drawing of mine (below) from the 1960's.