June 1, 2017

Mini in the Mail #66: "Tangled Roots"

"Tangled Roots," 5x5in., oil on masonite

My 66th mini painting, this of a giant ficus in noir, towering in all directions, its canopy sheltering half a block, and proclamations of love graffitied into its smooth bark. Its roots overflow, entangle, unsettle, like a pit of pythons.

Like our own roots in family and community.

For this mini painting and others like it, check out www.ivanostocco.com.

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