Melissa Budasz

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Making Connections With Louise Bourgeois

I was reading what Louise Bourgeois said about her abstract v her realistic drawings and I understood immediately, "... The abstract drawings come from a real need to achieve peace, rest, sleep. They relate to unconscious memories ... (In contrast, the realistic drawings represent the) overcoming negative memory, the need to erase and to get rid of it". I spent several years painting large (2m x 1m) abstract canvases, they formed the Memories & Whispers series from 2005-2011. Horizontal... [more]
Posted by Melissa Budasz on 1/15/14