Moon Over Ogden Ave.

2007, oil, plaster of paris and ash on hardboard  – Thomas Lund collectionT) Moon Over Ogden Ave. detail

Moon Over Ogden Ave

Moon Over Ogden Ave.

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Writeup for Verehrung

Here’s a great writeup on my painting Verehrung, which is currently on display in the Profiles showroom in NYC:

Visualizing the Passage of Time in Eric Lee’s ‘Verehrung’

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Materials and Intent

Materials should lend themselves to the conceptual framework of the work at hand. The basic question “Why am I painting this?” is central to understanding what it is I’m doing. If what I’m saying is better said with another material, I don’t argue with that.

Intent is paramount. There’s nothing haphazard or random in this process. All sorts of factors must align and find cohesion within this framework. Uncertainty is always present, but it’s through the winnowing process of self-honesty and devotion to what specifically I’m trying to say that something new and strong emerges.

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Detail of Lodz, 12″x12″ on canvas.

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Detail of In Broad Daylight, 12″x12″ on canvas.

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Detail of In Broad Daylight, 12″x12″ on canvas.