• Jay Phillips


    It seems like it’s always the simple words that take up several column inches in the dictionary, so numerous are the shadings of their meaning. “Field” is one such word, with, according to my Webster’s, 38 lines of type explaining 19 variations on the theme. Quite a useful word and, to get to the matter at hand, quite appropriate in many of its senses to discussing JAY PHILLIPS’ paintings.

    Bright, neon enamels, sometimes embedded with light-catching glitter flecks, are poured, brushed and sprayed onto small fields of aluminum. The metal is gently curved so as to be freestanding, or it is cut,

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