Ghost Flower Elisa Johns’ current body of work presents us with paintings of ‘pretty flowers’—not effusive bunches ornately arranged, but lonely little boughs almost accidentally discovered, that proclaim their idiosyncrasy. She photographs them while on regular hikes amid the peaks and vales of the Sierra Nevada’s, a 70-mile wide by 400-mile long range of mountains […]Read more "context…Elisa Johns…008"
“I am so inspired by 15th and 16th century Japanese painting. I love the Japanese notion of the void—the idea that these empty or open spaces can provoke introspection.” Can you tell me about the flowers in the works on paper that are featured at Gates of the West? The works are of wildflowers […]Read more "dialogue…Elisa Johns…008"
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