This is the largest painting from Lebowski Cycle. It is based on The Raft of the Medusa, painted by Théodore Géricault around 1819. His painting is a staggering 16 x 23 1/2 feet. Mine is merely 7 x 12 feet, but of course is further diminished in being compressed to a few inches on the computer screen. I have a lot to say about this one, and will also post more soon about the process of the last few paintings I uploaded, but I wanted to get this up on the site.
I will be giving a Gallery Talk about the Lebowski Cycle at the Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion on Thursday, September 29th, from 7-9.
More info on the lecture and the exhibition is available here:
Here are a few images from the opening to try to give a sense of the scale of this piece. It is a diptych, each canvas measuring 6 x 7 feet.