11/08/2013 01:22 pm ET Updated Nov 09, 2013

Daniel Maidman on the ImageBlog

An Octopus
oil on panel, 12"x12", 2013

I was eager to chase the undulating fluidity and alien intelligence of the octopus. If you're a painter, you will also understand the appeal of blending orange and purple. It's insane, but nature is insane.

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