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Oil on canvas | 2020
In this series of oil-on-canvas works, Garber links the physical act of creation by the human body to that of the universe: The figures’ pregnant bellies hold celestial symbols instead of fetuses, ripe with energy and possibility as they float in space.
11 x 14 inches
Signed by the artist.
Q. Where do you draw inspiration from?
A. The repeating patterns in both human experience and the natural world.
Be it two or three dimensional, descriptive, implied or abstract, the use of form, line and shape go beyond mere geometry.
Helen Rebekah Garber
Helen Rebekah Garber's figurative paintings and geometric drawings have been exhibited in museums and galleries across the U.S. and internationally, including Torrence Art Museum, Zona MACO (Mexico City), Santa Monica Museum of Art and the Laguna Art Museum. Her practice revolves around ideas of feminist ideology in relation to societal attitudes on nurturing, spirituality, science and medicine. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, New American Paintings, Vice Media and the LA Times.
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