Field, 2005. Mixed media on 12 canvas blocks, 76 x 1930mm (3" x 76")
Field, 2005. Mixed media on 12 canvas blocks, 76 x 1930mm (3" x 76")

Field, 2005

 

Making Sense. The Eye; an exquisite, precocious organ that gradually evolved into various breathtaking expressions today.  Eye tissue fossilises only exceptionally, therefore not surprisingly, controversy courts its’ cause and evolutionary effect.

Here, references include the highly sophisticated calcite lens of the trilobite, the megarachne spider, the sclerotic ring circling the eye of a Cretaceous pliosaur and mysterious deep ocean squid with eye diameters of up to 10”.

 

Field, 2005. Detail block 6, mixed media on canvas block: 76 x 102mm (3 x 4")
Field, 2005. Detail block 6, mixed media on canvas block: 76 x 102mm (3 x 4")
Field, 2005. Detail block 9, mixed media on canvas block: 76 x 102mm (3 x 4")
Field, 2005. Detail block 9, mixed media on canvas block: 76 x 102mm (3 x 4")