ANDY WEEKS contact the artist at andy.weeks.art@gmail.com

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General Statement

From my point of view, the magic of painting lies in the two fold experience of viewing a work. The paintings that I admire most allow the viewer to drift into an illusion of space and depth but also allow the viewer to admire the abstract aspects of the surface of the canvas (the brushwork, the color relationships, the compositional integrity). From Velazquez to DeKooning, these qualities are at the heart of great painting.

My paintings are intended to exploit the qualities inherent in painting in order to express