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7 New Expressionistic Paintings by OEN's Own Merlin Flower

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Merlin Flower is an OEN member and an artist whose paintings can also be found on Facebook.   Click here to view my six earlier OEN articles featuring Merlin's paintings.

As I wrote in the introductory blurb, Merlin is very good.   Merlin's works also defy my distinction between abstract expressionism and geometric expressionism (see here).   Which only makes me appreciate them more.

Per email, Merlin told me that none of the following paintings was planned in the least, except for Bindi, whose colors were chosen at the suggestion of a friend.

Enjoy !

There and Then, by Merlin Flower

Face It, by Merlin Flower

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Magic, by Merlin Flower

Colors, by Merlin Flower

Bindi, by Merlin Flower

Splash, by Merlin Flower

Mirror, by Merlin Flower


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I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...)

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comment.  The Artist is IN ! ! ... by GLloyd Rowsey on Monday, Apr 18, 2011 at 9:14:37 AM
All are nice, but I especially liked "Face it" and... by Sheila Samples on Monday, Apr 18, 2011 at 11:16:42 AM
but There and Then got to me more, and that's why ... by GLloyd Rowsey on Thursday, Apr 21, 2011 at 7:11:58 PM
... by zonie on Monday, Apr 18, 2011 at 12:36:24 PM
Thanks for sharing these with us Lloyd.... by David McCauley on Monday, Apr 18, 2011 at 2:51:28 PM
for being there..... by Merlin Flower on Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011 at 7:30:53 AM
Sweeter coming from someone I consider my mentor. ... by Merlin Flower on Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011 at 7:30:09 AM
Some people like me never learn. Sorry for the typ... by Merlin Flower on Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011 at 7:37:09 AM
I didn't know THAT !;-)... by GLloyd Rowsey on Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011 at 12:22:25 PM
at this article, while the last image, Mirror, was... by GLloyd Rowsey on Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011 at 6:00:44 PM