The oil painting depicts a domestic scene of a cat at play inside a cardboard box. The artist applied the paint with both thick and thin brushstrokes, employing autumnal colors—warm oranges and cool grays. The artist used a dab of sumptuous pink to define the cat's nose. This composition explores the tension between animated and inanimate subjects.
Ajerman's intimate and expressive paintings depict both real and fictional subjects in still life and fantasy vignettes—frequently quiet moments of domesticity. Luscious and unexpected, the artist's gestural style is focused on color and brushwork.
Michael Ajerman’s oil paintings depict private moments of quiet domesticity. The artist’s still life and figurative fantasy vignettes employ a gestural style focused on color and brushwork. Frequently populated by subjects real and fictional, Ajerman’s paintings are both intimate and expressive, luscious and unexpected.
The oil painting depicts a domestic scene of a cat at play inside a cardboard box. The artist's intimate and expressive compositions depict both real and fictional subjects in still life and fantasy vignettes—frequently quiet moments of domesticity.More