Dissipative Structures #4

Piece description from the artist

This is #4 in a series I call "dissipative structures." Each panel seemed to represent a psychological state (this one is 'Being') and the four panels are designed to fit together in multiple orientations creating a central circle. Something about the fourth one brought me back to the center, completing the circle. Reminds me of returning home after a long time away and how home can be familiar and then somewhat different, somehow expanded as a result of the travels.

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About Zalman Berkowitz

Tucson, AZ

Zalman Berkowitz was born in Tucson, Arizona, and raised by a strong, determined single mother in the Sonoran Desert.

Zalman’s earliest fine art studies emphasized the craft of painting. He is fascinated by color and shapes that seem to change, or occupy multiple dimensions simultaneously. His earliest color investigations were based on the combinations found in the desert environment—wildflowers, mountains and sunsets.

Zalman began painting with oil in 1996, and has had the good fortune to work with several excellent teachers. Zalman’s art practice continues with painting and began incorporating mixed media and performance poetry in 2000.

He is based in Tucson, Arizona and travels widely for the arts.

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