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James Gobel

My recent abstract paintings are concerned with wanderlust.
I imagine the journey to a new place. Reflecting on national flags, on their colors and patterns, is often the starting point for these compositions. In You're Gone Away But, You'll Come Back Some Day I began by thinking of a voyage to Manila. My curiosity about the Philippines began when I was ten years old, when my brother-in-law, who is from Manila, entered the family. He shared stories, traditions, and food with our very American clan, and I was captivated. I have never been to Manila, but the painting is a reflection of my daydreams, a celebratory vision that captures the excitement of this possible voyage.

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