Original Art by Ian P. Hudson — Uniform squares

Uniform Squares

This painting takes the most mundane tessellation (or tiling) of the plane — uniform squares of which the borders are a simple uniform grid of straight lines — and by dint of the sheer scale of repetition, the use of seven colours approximating those of the proverbial or storybook (rather than real life) rainbow, and by the impact of the fairly large size of the painting, has effects on the eyes and brain of the beholder that reveal something of how our eye-brain system works. Perhaps there is also some elementary parable in the single small divergence from the otherwise manically uniform pattern...

21 Squares Blues painting thumbnail 14641 Squares (2006)
1212 × 1212 mm
Acrylic on board