he began with pastels. they are representational & usually exquisite. then came the oils. he was here for just a bit more than a year. however abt 4 years later while in Berlin he began a series of New Mexico Recollections which are more abstract.
I'm fascinatd by this kind of vision. work -- while visual or in words -- seems to be more detaild when of the moment. but stepping back we fetch from our past what matters.
there is equal value in reportage & memory work. perhaps reporting is more skill & recollecting a deeper art. lookd at side by side provides a sweet journey.