Irene Rousseau

"Artist/Art Historian", MFA, Ph.D. International Exhibiting Artist
Irene Rousseau Art Studio
41 Sunset Drive, Summit, NJ ,USA, 07901
“Traveling Ribbons”
My interest is to express the beauty of geometric regularity while offering flexibility for an artistic interpretation. The sculpture “Traveling Ribbons” is composed of alternating overpasses and underpasses at crossings, which result in graceful curves and smooth transitions between straight and curved sections. The ribbons create a rhythmic pattern and give unity to the symmetrical design. They are a vehicle for expressing the rhythms and energies found in the universe.
"Traveling Ribbons"
17"x17"x5"
painted wood and paper collage with gestural expression
2010
The sculpture "Traveling Ribbons"© 2010 is composed of geometric symmetry and interweaving patterns. The alternating overpasses and underpasses at crossings result in graceful curves and transitions between straight and curved sections. The repeating ribbon patterns are arranged in a three-dimensional lattice form and can be viewed from many different directions. The voids between the ribbons become a part of the form and also create a symmetrical pattern. The ribbons are painted in complementary colors of orange and purple with markings which lead the eye on a continuous path.