U.S. Artist
Robert Straight
 
ICAN
International Cultural Arts Network
Untitled
©2008 Acrylic, laser cut paper, oil, on canvas,
22 1/4”h x 24”w
 
Courtesy of Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
 
The multiple layers in this painting represent the complexity of our  world.  Communication through the internet along with the idea of  mapping are also ideas presented in this painting.  The structure of  the painting is derived from the number seven, a prime number that  has many significant associations.