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ART Habens Jack Rosenberg A Maecenas (after vanDyck). 60 x 36”. Oil on Canvas. 2016 Double Queen. These things are either explicitly stated, or implied—If at all possible—in my recent paintings, through subtle implications. I much prefer for the viewer to draw their own conclusions. Not that the paintings are ambiguous, no, more that they are open to interpretation, based on the viewer’s experience, preconceptions and receptivity. 60 x 34”. Oil on Canvas. 2016 applying his or her style to generate visual expression. In all but the most exclusively decorative pieces, the artist is initiating a conversation: first with the canvas, then with the viewers. This discussion is necessarily au courant. Even when using antique devices or subjects, the artist should be of his time and make work that A painter creates images as a visual art, selecting materials and subjects and Special Issue 23 4 05