Many (Forrest Bess) images have to do with paranoia and violence. In a painting from 1957, railroad tracks rear up into a red sky, and the tail of the tracks is coiled like the rattle of a snake. In the 1959 ”Night Flight,” an army of crescent-shaped eyes flutter out of the darkness like moths. . .
Read all of this article by Michael Brenson, from The New York Times, 1988 here.
More Forrest Bess images and links here.
Posted by Paul Doran