Studio Sixty Six
New York City Winter

New York City Winter


Acrylic and Paper on Canvas
20" x 20" / 50.8cm x 50.8cm 

Artist's Insight 
Décollage is the opposite of collage - from the French word décoller meaning to take off or to unstick. This technique is based upon the appearance of advertisements ripped from billboards, leaving fragments of papers and the layering of previous posters. I see it as a metaphor for time.

"I was in New York City for a wedding last March. This image reminded me of the cold blowing snow, bare trees and multi-level skyscrapers. The title was suggested from a line in ‘The Boxer’ by Simon and Garfunkel - “…where the New York City winters aren’t freezing me…”

C. Mersky