the kiss series

casablanca, 2007
12" x 14"
oil on canvas

casablanca (detail), 2007
12" x 14"
oil on canvas

roman holiday, 2007
12 " x 14"
oil on canvas

roman holiday (detail), 2007
12" x 14"
oil on canvas

west side story, 2007
12" X 14"
oil on canvas

west side story (detail), 2007
12" x 14"
oil on canvas

fay, 2007
12" x 14"
oil on canvas

Description

Using the American Film Institute’s list '‘100 Years, 100 Passions’', the moment before the first kiss in each film is depicted. Negative space in the painting becomes its own character, giving a tangible presence to anticipation and anxiety.