Elemental Landscape
ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic, charcoal on canvas
Earth: Cadmium I (orange)
2020
acrylic, charcoal on canvas
24"x30"

Spring 2020.
This PAUSE in our daily routine, this stay-at-home life because of the Corona Virus, has been an opportunity for me to reflect on my art, expanding my painting ideas.
I’m still very much interested in the Environment.
Instead of focusing on water and threats of pollution, which has been the subject of previous work, I’m now contemplating the idea of the Earth itself.
I’ve been learning about the Elements that form our planet, going back to the earliest discoveries, which were incorporated with ideas of philosophy and religion. I’ve been refreshing my knowledge of Alchemy.
The seven known Elements of the ancient world (lead, tin, iron, gold, copper, mercury and silver) related to the seven planets that could be seen with the eye (Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Sun, Venus, Mercury and Moon). They were known as the Planetary Metals.
This is a time of experimentation. No expectations. Just seeing what develops. It has been a very valuable time, focusing on my work and seeing where it will go.
ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic on paper
Earth: Cadmium II (red)
2020
acrylic on paper
22"x28"

ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic on canvas
Earth: Carbon
2020
acrylic on canvas
24"x30"
ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic on canvas
Earth: Mercury (Vermilion)
2020
acrylic on canvas
24"x30"

ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic and silver paint on linen
Earth: Mercury/Cinnabar/Vermillion
2020
acrylic and silver paint on linen
30"x36"
ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic on paper
Earth: Calcium (shells)
2020
acrylic on paper
22"x28"

ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic, chalk on linen
Earth: Calcium II
2020
acrylic, chalk on linen
30"x36"
ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic on canvas
Earth: Iron-Prussian Blue
2020
acrylic on canvas
24"x30"

ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic on canvas
Earth: Iron II
2020
acrylic on canvas
30"x36"
ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic on canvas
Transition
2020
acrylic on canvas
30"x30"

ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic on canvas
At the Edge of the Sea
2019
acrylic on canvas
36"x36"
ANNE SEELBACH Elemental Landscape acrylic on canvas
In The Moon Reflection Life Begins II
2019
acrylic on canvas
48"x36"