- Donna Johnson -
encaustic/cold wax mixed media
40" X 30"
Donna Johnson juxtaposes Medieval musical themes with current popular culture.
Enjoy the artwork as a story of music, or of beauty, or just enjoy the lively color. But if you want to dive deeper here's some thoughts to ponder.
The ambiguous abstracted forms suggest an elegantly attired lyrist performing for figures who are wearing an array of modern dress from formal to casual. Are those dogs at her feet? Is it a reference to Cerberus? The viewer can decide whether to delve deeply or simply casually appreciate.