This is another in a series of paintings based on pen and ink drawings done at the Palau de la Musica. There are normally tuba and contrabass sections of these symphonic bands.
From a drawing made at the Palau de la Musica
This takes place in the music hall in the lower level of the Palau de la Musica, in Valencia, Spain. It is one of only three remaining in a large series of paintings. They originate with miniature pen and ink drawings done in the audience at the Palau. They explore the state of mind we experience when we listen to music, in this case that of symphonic bands. There is a dream like state some experience where we are in between a zone.
I did these pen and ink drawings at the Berklee School of Music student concerts at Sala Russafa, Nov 11-13, 2017, except for the one at the bottom, which was at the year-end performance of the Valencia campus of the Berklee School of Music in pen and ink.
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Band at El Carmen, 12th century monastery in Valencia. They performed during an event I attended. These monasteries were once brightly painted, but not like this! I have the freedom to decorate the Gothic arches as I please, and I like them bouncing off the page.
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The music series continues. Five semi-realistic female figures will pale to blue-white skin perform. Four instruments are visible. One stairs straight ahead, eyes misaligned,another has eyes that are mere slits, two are in profile, three straight on, one wears what appears to be a glove, legs mingle, some disappear, arms there and not there
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Xylophone player at the Palau de la Musica, Valencia, Spain. Fun house floor suggests a departure from every day reality, meeting with the muse, traveling to the realm of creativity.
Comments from my Facebook timeline July 24, 2016
Marti: Loved it Gary!
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Carol: I love the energy.
Patricia: The combination treatments of floor patterns are interesting
Part of the Palau de la Music Series. Muses prepare the stage and the instruments for the performance so musicians step into the realm of creativity. To purchase see my representative Design Art Concepts DAC
The paintings and drawings in this video slide show were done at Palau de la Musica, Valencia. They explore the state of mind we experience as music transports us to a semi dream-like state. The paintings and drawings in this video slide show were done at Palau de la Musica, Valencia. They explore the state of mind we experience as music transports us to a semi dream-like state. The music is Arco de Noe by Oscar Navarro, a Valencian composer. He was in the audience the day we heard this piece.
These are my latest pen and ink drawings done at the Palau de la Musica in Valencia, Spain.