The Inevitability of Time – Artwork by Alyson Provax

Maybe Just a Little by Alyson Provax
Maybe Just a Little by Alyson Provax

Alyson Provax works in a minimalist color palette.  Her works are not about death as the colors would at first seem to suggest but instead they are about the passage of time.  In an interview at the website buysomedamnart.com she explained,

“I suppose my work is inevitably dark insofar as it deals with time, which is given meaning through death. Although, without being too prescriptive, I find it almost impossibly light to be reminded that we will move through time regardless of anything else, that everything will eventually change and there is just nothing to be done – and that our attention to the moment is the only thing keeping us rooted in place, at all.”

The current world events, including the missing plane in Asia, the conflict over the Crimea region, several deaths relating to buildings blowing up in the United States, the CIA spying on Congress, refugees starving to death in Syria, violence in Israel and Gaza just to name a few have left me feeling uprooted.   Add these to the concerns of my personal life and when I saw Alyson’s work it felt especially meaningful to me at this time.  I understand what this artist means as she talks about attention to the moment keeping us rooted in place.   Our world changes so quickly and staying rooted in the moment becomes essential.

To see more of Alyson Provax’s work or purchase her work go here, or here, or go to her webpage.

In All my Days
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