The watercolor paintings on tea-stained paper in “Permutations” are inspired by Bargello needlepoint patterns, embroidery consisting of upright flat stitches laid in mathematical patterns. The work explores the line segment and the dot, and the joy, sorrow, exuberance, quiet and simple beauty it is possible to express with them. In the “Stress Fracture” series Meuris explores environmental anxiety by breaking up the tidy mandala, symbol of mental balance and wholeness, evoking images of cracking polar ice.
Ripple, 2017, Ink on paper, 28”x28” (framed), $700 *
Stress Fracture I, 2018, Sumi ink on tea stained paper, 28”x28” (framed), $800 *
Stress Fracture IV, 2018, Sumi ink on tea stained paper, 28”x28” (framed), $800 *
Germ of an Idea, 2018, Gouache on tea stained paper, thread & bookbinding cloth, 21”x12”, (unframed), $600 *
Hunh?!, 2018, Gouache on tea stained paper, thread & bookbinding cloth, 28”x28”, (unframed), $1,100 *
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