The Time Between
Medium:Oil and Caparol on Canvas
Height: 43.375 in
Width: 35.75 in
Organic abstract: browns, creams, and yellows. Dark brown at outer edges, large cream and yellow circle at center; words scratched into dark brown paint. Thick paint application.
Dutch author and critic S.P. Lomax wrote of works in 1966 , "In his most recent phase, Lixenberg has added a touch of cryptic calligraphy, thus heightening the symbolic reference. There are lightly drawn word forms inserted into the midst of thick painting like musical grace-notes.
The text in this work reads, "the Sun rose and the Sun descended and the time between them was Madness"