Artist: Christine Hausserman
Title: Ethereal Glow
Medium: Glass and Acrylic on Aluminum
Dimensions: 36"h x 36"w
"Ethereal Glow" features a highly textured, concentric circular design that draws the eye toward the center. At the core, there is a dark blue emphasized by the acrylic texture. Surrounding this focal point are several layers that create a gradient of tranquil blue-green. The layers consist of varying shades and textures. Encircling this tranquil teal sea is a distinct, ornate ring; thin golden and reddish-brown lines outline it, with intricate details made out of dichroic glass materials. The colors within this ring transition through warm yellows, reds, and oranges, forming a radiant spectrum. The play of colors here creates a visual warmth that contrasts with the cooler tones of the blue-green field. The rich texture, careful arrangement of elements, and the interplay of colors within the artwork evoke a sense of depth and movement, as if each layer is meticulously crafted to guide the viewer's gaze to the hypnotic center.