At the onset of the corona plague in NYC, I found myself having a recurring dream that prominently featured Phrygian caps, the red liberty caps worn by radicals during the French revolution. A symbol which has its roots in ancient times when it was worn to signify a formerly enslaved person's freedom.
In any case the image and dream seemed significant so I began to draw a series of Phrygian caps with gouache, pastel and ink on hand made paper.
In this interview Andrew talks with painter and musician Paul Corio about his ongoing exploration of geometric abstraction and why aesthetics and color matter most to him.
The Clemente Open Studios and exhibition benefit in support of Ukrainian refugees, on Saturday, May 21 from 4-8p and Sunday, May 22, 2022 from 2-6p. Benefit exhibition and sale of contemporary ceramics, works on paper, and paintings.