Movement can be expressed by the wave of a hand, the bounce of a ball, or even suggested as in the sweeping, overlapping lines of a freeway interchange. Motion tends to produce a trail whether actual or imaginary. Point A to point B has an “in between” stage. Motion has a path, whether it’s straight and simple or convoluted and complex; continuous or interrupted.
On the left, ■ Westbound abstraction suggests a shifting cluster of cumulus clouds floating somewhere in or about Los Angeles.
First row down: ■ Snowbird Marathon logo depicts compressive and expansive gestures occurring at the same time; ■ Post-Pandemic Ball 2023 leaps and spins in celebration of the post-Covid era while referencing the bubonic plague doctors of 16th century Europe; ■ DADA suggests the tumbling chaos that was emblematic of this game-changing early 20th century art movement; ■ 5 Reasons to Drink suggests the haphazard, stumbling and tumbling effects of over-indulging.
Bottom row: ■ Arrived Australia features a cresting combination of active forces; ■ Hands Off! features a rotational movement that serves to enhance its searing gaze; ■ Branching Ballet is a mimic of natural, branching forces and a dancer’s response.