Mark Pomilio, ‘Visitation’, 2014, Bentley Gallery
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Mark Pomilio

Visitation, 2014

Charcoal on paper, framed
34 × 30 × 1 3/4 in
86.4 × 76.2 × 4.4 cm
.
$2,800
Location
Phoenix
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Mark Pomilio
American, b. 1959
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To Mark Pomilio, geometry can express the idea of an organism repeating, developing, and expanding into complex forms. Accordingly, his mathematics-based, geometric paintings serve as a metaphors for naturally occurring systems of reproduction and growth. “The work is born out of my interest and desire to explore both the profound beauty of the internal mechanics of nature and current scientific methodologies surrounding developments in cloning and the life sciences,” he explains. Pomilio forms his paintings by layering and rotating repetitions of four basic shapes, which he produces with a compass and straight edge. He has no idea what his finished painting will look like, because it takes on a life of its own as he manipulates the forms and connects them back to others to create new shapes and patterns. The resulting images, however, are harmonious and somehow convey both lightness and solidity.

Mark Pomilio, ‘Visitation’, 2014, Bentley Gallery
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About the work
Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, signature on face - bottom right corner
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Mark Pomilio
American, b. 1959
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To Mark Pomilio, geometry can express the idea of an organism repeating, developing, and expanding into complex forms. Accordingly, his mathematics-based, geometric paintings serve as a metaphors for naturally occurring systems of reproduction and growth. “The work is born out of my interest and desire to explore both the profound beauty of the internal mechanics of nature and current scientific methodologies surrounding developments in cloning and the life sciences,” he explains. Pomilio forms his paintings by layering and rotating repetitions of four basic shapes, which he produces with a compass and straight edge. He has no idea what his finished painting will look like, because it takes on a life of its own as he manipulates the forms and connects them back to others to create new shapes and patterns. The resulting images, however, are harmonious and somehow convey both lightness and solidity.

Mark Pomilio

Visitation, 2014

Charcoal on paper, framed
34 × 30 × 1 3/4 in
86.4 × 76.2 × 4.4 cm
.
$2,800
Location
Phoenix
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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