Krustallos is Greek and means both “icy cold”, “frost” and “rock crystal”. The word “crystal” is derived from this ancient Greek word.
“An abstract painting that depicts the cool and warm colors of a fictitious universe that I have created and navigated in my owns dreams, thoughts and nightmares. In this is a far-away planet that lives only in my mind and now on this canvas.”
Card Players is part of the “Moments in Time” series. It depicts four boys hanging out on the beach at Ocean City, New Jersey, playing cards and listening to the radio, sometime during the 1950’s. It was inspired by old family photos. Two of the boys are my uncles. It symbolizes a slower, more innocent time, when the most important technology was the family radio.