West – East II

Basic Information

Title: West – East II
Artist(s): Roman Verostko
Date Created: 2000
Framed Dimensions: 26.5 x 34 in.
Unframed Dimensions: 22 x 30 in.
Inventory ID: Verostko-2000-02


signed and dated lower right

titled lower left

gold leaf enhancement by hand

Linear fields address the attraction and repulsion of opposites – their similarity and their difference are presented simultaneously as “West-East” or “Heaven and Earth”. The form fields simultaneously join and separate. creating a formal dynamic tension The algorithms for this series date from 1987 but only a few were made at that time. This year 2000 version was created with the same algorithm that was used in 1987.


Detail images of the work

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