Surreal Abstract Elephant Bone With Circle

Floating elephant bones with circle. Surreal abstract art in tan and dark blue by Joseph Westrupp.

The title of this picture is Disconnect the Dots.

I notice in these posts I often talk more about the title than the image. That’s because there’s not much expounding to do about the art itself. The process starts with looking through my photos for something that piques my aesthetic sense, often bones at the moment (actually for years now). Then I select one with shapes and tones I think have potential, crop, and play with colors and geometry to till I like the result.

So no bullshit stories about deep and profound meaning, there’s enough of that out there. I’m purely interested in prodding the aesthetic sense of the viewer. Well, albeit with a poetic flourish via the title, which I normally have fun with, and which is aimed at a more cerebral aesthetic.

Jesus, I hope I didn’t just weave a deep and profound narrative.

There are two other versions: Disconnecting the Dot, in peach and blue, and Disconnecting the Gray Dot, which is black and white.

Canvases and Giclée Prints

Archival-quality prints of this piece are available. Options include framed and unframed fine art paper and canvases.

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