TERRA INCOGNITA SERIES

The Terra Incognita series of 10 oil paintings on canvas was created in 2019-2020.


Terra incognita is the unknown land. A land that we surmise, a place we feel exists but have not yet found. These paintings are a continuation of my search for a personal iconic representation of our world and the mystery of Earth’s existence. —WL


“Consciousness itself is a flavor of madness, set against the thoughts of the green world.” —Richard Powers, The Overstory


“I am trying to be unfamiliar with what I am doing.” —John Cage


Terra Incognita No. 6, oil on canvas, 30 x 42 inches (76 x 107 cm)
Terra Incognita No. 6, oil on canvas, 30 x 42 inches (76 x 107 cm)
Terra Incognita No. 10, oil on canvas, 18 x 42 inches (46 x 107 cm)
Terra Incognita No. 10, oil on canvas, 18 x 42 inches (46 x 107 cm)
Terra Incognita No. 9, oil on canvas, 18 x 42 inches (46 x 107 cm)
Terra Incognita No. 9, oil on canvas, 18 x 42 inches (46 x 107 cm)
Terra Incognita No. 8, oil on canvas, 18 x 42 inches (46 x 107 cm)
Terra Incognita No. 8, oil on canvas, 18 x 42 inches (46 x 107 cm)