04/12/2013 11:04 am ET

Daniel Maidman on the ImageBlog

Blue Leah #2, oil on canvas, 24"x36", 2011, previously shown in the solo show "Blue Leah," Dacia Gallery, New York
This is one of a series of paintings in which I attempted to eliminate every part of painting but the figure. In the end it seemed to me that the model's individuality and humanity came through, even under such extreme formal constraints. >>About Daniel Maidman