Selection for Azarian McCullough Art Gallery

Samuel Abelow:

“The Archetype of the Poet: Orpheus’s Longing”

The “Origins” Art Practice 2018 - 2019

 
 

Oil Paintings

“Orphic Dance I,” oil paint on linen, 60 x 48 inches.

“Orpheus’s Songs of Longing II,” Oil paint on linen, 48 x 36 inches.

“Isabella (Kore),” Oil paint on linen, 60 x 48 inches.

“Isabella (Kore),” Oil paint on linen, 60 x 48 inches.

“Isabella (Kore) II,” Oil paint on linen, 48 x 36 inches.

“Orpheus Sings for Eurydice,” Oil paint on linen, 60 x 48.

“Your Eyes Are Water,” Oil paint on linen, 48 x 48 inches.

“Orpheus’s Songs of Longing V,” Oil paint on linen 48 x 36 inches.

“Orpheus’s Songs of Longing V,” Oil paint on linen 48 x 36 inches.

“Orpheus's Song of Longing III” Oil paint on linen, 24 x 18 inches.

“Orpheus's Song of Longing III” Oil paint on linen, 24 x 18 inches.

“Orpheus's Song of Longing IV” Oil paint on linen, 48 x 36 inches.

“Orpheus's Song of Longing IV” Oil paint on linen, 48 x 36 inches.

“Sol Invictus,” Oil paint on linen, 36 x 24 inches.

“Sol Invictus,” Oil paint on linen, 36 x 24 inches.

“Orpheus Looks Back Towards Fate; The Fate of Unknowing,” Oil paint on linen, 36 x 24 inches.

“Orpheus Looks Back Towards Fate; The Fate of Unknowing,” Oil paint on linen, 36 x 24 inches.

 

Watercolors

“Ishtar (Bird),” Graphite and watercolor on paper, 14 x 11 inches.

“Ishtar (Bird),” Graphite and watercolor on paper, 14 x 11 inches.

“Nora (Fox),” Colored pencil, graphite and watercolor on paper, 14 x 11 inches.

“Dionysus Ignites into Song” Watercolor, conte crayon and oil pastel on paper, 12 x 10 inches.

“Dionysus Ignites into Song” Watercolor, conte crayon and oil pastel on paper, 12 x 10 inches.

“The Kiss (Orpheus and Nora)” Graphite, colored pencil and watercolor on paper, 10 x 8 inches.

“The Kiss (Orpheus and Nora)” Graphite, colored pencil and watercolor on paper, 10 x 8 inches.

“Ishtar Bird Study II” Graphite, colored pencil and watercolor on paper, 10 x 8 inches.

“Ishtar Bird Study II” Graphite, colored pencil and watercolor on paper, 10 x 8 inches.

 

Drawings

“Orpheus and Nora (After Rilke’s Sonnet),” Ink on paper, 12 x 9 inches.

“Orpheus and Nora (After Rilke’s Sonnet),” Ink on paper, 12 x 9 inches.

“Orpheus and Nora (After Rilke’s Sonnet) II,” Ink on paper, 12 x 9 inches.

“The Artist and Muses,” Ink on paper, 12 x 9 inches.

“The Artist and Muses,” Ink on paper, 12 x 9 inches.

“You’re my water; You’re in this water; And my heart is water.” Ink on paper, 12 x 9 inches.

“You’re my water; You’re in this water; And my heart is water.” Ink on paper, 12 x 9 inches.