Paintings 1981-2009 – 2002

Philip Taaffe (New Jersey, 1955) paints abstract highly decorative images with repetitive objects ( snakes…) or forms.
At first, it made me think of fractals; or oriental carpets, or turkish mosaics.
I love his sumptuous colours.

Mosaics from the Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

‘Chasm’,2002. Mixed media on canvas.

‘Cycadacae’, 1999. Mixed media on canvas.

‘Herculanum’, 1991.Mixed media on linen.


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