“Everything In Its Place” Paintings by Patrick Wilson
My daughter introduced me to a new book, The Home Edit, A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals (Includes Refrigerator Labels). Meant as inspiration, it only served to increase my anxiety. Without a doubt, a subset of us are living in a Container Store culture with bins, crates, and jars for every imaginable color-coded item. I call it the “general store” look.
The counterpoint to our obsession with order may be found in our gardens – or at least in mine. In springtime I’m greeted by new volunteer plants who have hopped from one side of the bed to another. Sometimes I tame and remove them, but other times I see the wisdom of letting things go.
Artist Patrick Wilson strikes a balance between beauty and precision. His work, however, does not include refrigerator labels.
Gallery Representation: Miles McEnery Gallery