NYU Black Renaissance Noire Fall 2015 Volume 15.2 - Page 122

Peter Wayne Lewis PHOTOGRAPH BY MATTHEW LONDON Paintings o Peter Wayne Lewis. All of my paintings of the past 10 years fall under the umbrella of the strings suite of paintings; booster strings, monktime paintings, false vacuum, suite in gray. all. it’s a Continuing investigation through pictorial means to understand the nature of reality and matter. alan guth, theoretical physicist at mit wrote; “the false vacuum — The decay of the false vacuum, which according to the inflation theory, created the matter of the universe.” 120 As I said above; some of my recent paintings have been influenced by the above statement, of Alan Guth. n