Pandemic Abstraction 1
Thomas Brodhead – American, born 1968 – Pandemic Abstraction 1 –2020 – oil on canvas – 24" x 18" x 0.5" (60.96cm x 45.72cm x 1.27cm)
What’s there to do when social distancing keeps us apart? Draw a star, of course, but first lay down a coat of many colors on which to place our wish. Until the system is fully rebooted, though, our stellar hopes are tethered on the ground by the shadow of our dreams.
A lovely painting for anyone who’s escaped the throes of Scientology, Pandemic Abstraction 1 may serve as a focal point for considering the impact of U.S. presidential elections on the judiciary.