Centaurium Picture

Charcoal 18x24 inches
The idea of chess, a complex game with many outcomes, and the lack of clarity for what is up or down, are elements which illustrate the idea that in order to win or gain in your favor, you will lose to a degree in exchange for that reward.

The wacky staircase was inspired by M.C. Escher.
I added the centaur for dramatic effect, also with the idea that it is a pawn in the game.
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