Into the Wild

Into the Wild

8.5 x 11, Oils on canvas paper, 2018

Atticus’s poignant lines, “We were strange in love, her and I. Too wild to last, too rare to break,” capture the bittersweet essence of intense and unconventional love, a connection that defies societal norms and burns with an untamed passion. This abstract landscape painting mirrors the raw emotions and fleeting nature of this extraordinary love. The painting on canvas paper is a tempest of clashing colors, swirling brushstrokes, and dynamic forms, evoking the intensity and volatility of this unique bond.

The vibrant hues of the artwork symbolize the passion that ignited between the lovers, a passion that transcended boundaries and challenged conventional definitions of love. The chaotic arrangement of forms reflects the unconventional nature of their relationship, a bond that defied expectations and embraced its wildness. Yet, amidst the turbulence, there lies a sense of harmony, a delicate balance between the wildness and the rare beauty of their connection. The intricate interplay of colors and textures suggests the depth of their bond, a connection that, despite its ephemerality, left an indelible mark on their souls.

The painting serves as a poignant reminder of the transformative power of love, even in its fleeting nature. It reminds us that love, in its purest form, embraces its wildness and uniqueness, creating a connection that is both rare and unforgettable. As we immerse ourselves in the painting’s vibrant tapestry, we are transported to a realm where passion reigns supreme, where love defies convention, and where the fleeting nature of connection only amplifies its preciousness.

“We were strange in love,
her and I.
Too wild to last,
too rare to break.”
– Atticus