on the easel

Axes Real and Imagined; oil on linen; 13.5" x 8.5"
The pins in the image above (stretching the canvas for this photograph) - and the central pin (painted) in the pinwheel - all seem to be playing nicely together.  The real axis, however, is the hole in the top of the pinwheel where the thread is attached.  This real axis is from where, and how, the pinwheel spins in this contrived configuration.  A contrivance used to elevate, examine and look anew at a universal symbol of childhood.  One wherein many of us first discovered the delight and magic of the wind.  Whoosh.

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