Orpheus III: Sempre Legato Picture

Completed: April 2004
Medium: Acrylic, Xerox and acetone transfer

Orpheus and Eurydice fall in love, as the background of harmonic music reflects their state of relationship. Eurydice becomes his music, as the guitar tattoo on her back symbolize a newly whole musical soul for Orpheus to replace his broken one. His hands follow suit and are moved into the proper positions. However, their happiness does not last for long… The sheet music is from an actual classical piece, “Fantasie-Impromtu” by Chopin.

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