Description Twelfth in a series of 15 paintings by Matthew Leaper (ML) under a 'Duality of Man' theme. This piece - 'The Journey'- was directly inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche's 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra' ('Man is a rope, tied between beast and overman a rope over an abyss.'); ('You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.').
Matthew Leaper, Westfield, NJ Member Since December 2009 Artist Statement I utilize art as means to express concepts that words cannot fully define. Each piece is created within a "contemporary comic" form of popular art that is inspired by a combination of Andy Warhol and the Marvel Universe with the reflective beauty of stained glass windows.
Please contact me at ML[at]matthewleaper.com for commissioned works. I utilize a lot of metallic and translucent paints in original images, the dynamic beauty of which, by design, does not always translate in jpeg.