The house looked deserted and I crept around the side to photograph a late afternoon sun casting purple drips upon peeling paint. Then I heard a song from inside. The song was in a language I didn’t know, yet I could tell it was a love song. A melody I recognized, yet didn’t know by name. A tune that was part lullaby and part passion. Words of desire that cry to the wind. Then I noticed white sheets blowing from a top balcony. They danced to the song and sway in the light that now fell below treetops. I realized that what I thought was an abandoned house was full of live. I walk on. Farther down the block. Around the corner. Following the light. To the sea. To the edge of the seam of fabric of my illusion of existance. And I knew there was always more than I saw.
“Three Sheets in the Wind” is acrylic on Tyvek paper 24 in. X 36 in. by John Fish March 2011

John Fish is a Los Angeles artist who paints abstracts, landscapes and portraits with expressive painterly strokes and heavily textured surfaces. I explore the way space flows to entwine objects that have no boundaries.

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  • linskudd
    linskuddalmost 4 years ago

    I love your paintings with words … … brings such memories to mind … … although the house/home may be different, the words brings a timelessness to the unfolding dream/memory. A fave, of course. :o)

  • thank you so much for your great comments and support

    – John Fish

  • Anne  McGinn
    Anne McGinnalmost 4 years ago

    Such a gorgeous piece – evokes great sentiment and wonder xo

  • thanks for the comments Anne

    – John Fish

    JUSTARTalmost 4 years ago

    great work

  • thanks as always for your comments

    – John Fish

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1almost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work, John

  • thank you so much

    – John Fish

  • mjart66
    mjart66almost 4 years ago

    Cool one. Love the playful title :)

  • thanks for all your comments Dave

    – John Fish

  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwardsalmost 4 years ago

    so so dreamy!! atmosphere!!!..i can feel a warm breeze

  • thank you for your wonderful comments

    – John Fish

  • Marlies Odehnal
    Marlies Odehnalalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful painting, wonderful story, John

  • thanks for commenting. glad you liked this

    – John Fish

  • Diane  Kramer
    Diane Kramerover 3 years ago

    very attractive work!
    Have been away from RB…but do stop on by from time to time.
    happy for your recent visit!

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