Laura Berman

Ebb and Flow #2

In Berman’s mind, information and knowledge flow like an unseen current between people and media in the library environment. This print is one of ten that visualizes this phenomenon in the ebb and flow of color across them. While the series has a cohesive visual effect when displayed together, each individual unit has its own unique characteristics. In the second of the series, streams of oranges and greens intersect and produce browns. Within each frame, the layering of color creates new shapes and hues that add to the overall flow of the work.

Ebb and Flow #1

In Berman’s mind, knowledge and information flow like an unseen current between people and media in the library environment. This print is one of ten that visualizes that phenomenon in the ebb and flow of color across them. While the series has a cohesive visual effect when displayed together, each individual unit has its own unique characteristics. In the first of the series, shades of orange emerge from the bottom of the piece overlapping shades of pink and one stroke of bold green to suggest an upward movement carried on by the next piece.

Ebb and Flow #10

In Berman’s mind, information and knowledge flow like an unseen current between people and media in the library environment. This print is one of ten that visualizes this phenomenon in the ebb and flow of color across them. While the series has a cohesive visual effect when displayed together, each individual unit has its own unique characteristics. In the tenth and final piece of the series, cool blues seem to pass over the white space like streams of air, creating a calmness appropriate for the end of a journey.

Ebb and Flow #3

In Berman’s mind, information and knowledge flow like an unseen current between people and media in the library environment. This print is one of ten that visualizes this phenomenon in the ebb and flow of color across them. While the series has a cohesive visual effect when displayed together, each individual unit has its own unique characteristics. In the third of the series, vibrant blue, yellow , and red colors are mitigated by subsequent neutral layers trend in a downward motion toward the next piece.

Ebb and Flow #4

In Berman’s mind, information and knowledge flow like an unseen current between people and media in the library environment. This print is one of ten that visualizes this phenomenon in the ebb and flow of color across them. While the series has a cohesive visual effect when displayed together, each individual unit has its own unique characteristics. In the fourth of the series, vast hues of blue and green create deep wells of visual attention punctuated with yellows and oranges. Within each frame, the layering of color creates new shapes and hues that add to the overall flow of the work.

Ebb and Flow #5

In Berman’s mind, information and knowledge flow like an unseen current between people and media in the library environment. This print is one of ten that visualizes this phenomenon in the ebb and flow of color across them. While the series has a cohesive visual effect when displayed together, each individual unit has its own unique characteristics. In the fifth of the series, wide bands of cool colors encapsulate streaks of orange and red near the center, altogether leaving little white space on the paper.

Ebb and Flow #6

In Berman’s mind, information and knowledge flow like an unseen current between people and media in the library environment. This print is one of ten that visualizes this phenomenon in the ebb and flow of color across them. While the series has a cohesive visual effect when displayed together, each individual unit has its own unique characteristics. In the sixth of the series, a vibrant pool of blue appears to center the piece as other streaks of cool-toned color echo off of it. Within each frame, the layering of color creates new shapes and hues that add to the overall flow of the work.

Ebb and Flow #7

In Berman’s mind, information and knowledge flow like an unseen current between people and media in the library environment. This print is one of ten that visualizes this phenomenon in the ebb and flow of color across them. While the series has a cohesive visual effect when displayed together, each individual unit has its own unique characteristics. In the seventh of the series, the color current appears to bow upward and is dominated by vibrant blues with a few streaks of yellow. Within each frame, the layering of color creates new shapes and hues that add to the overall flow of the work.

Ebb and Flow #8

In Berman’s mind, information and knowledge flow like an unseen current between people and media in the library environment. This print is one of ten that visualizes this phenomenon in the ebb and flow of color across them. While the series has a cohesive visual effect when displayed together, each individual unit has its own unique characteristics. In the eighth of the series, dense layering of greens, blues, oranges, and browns takes up most of the print, continuing a surge of movement from one piece to the next.

Ebb and Flow #9

In Berman’s mind, information and knowledge flow like an unseen current between people and media in the library environment. This print is one of ten that visualizes this phenomenon in the ebb and flow of color across them. While the series has a cohesive visual effect when displayed together, each individual unit has its own unique characteristics. In the ninth of the series, underlying layers nearly suggest a landscape canyon scene washed over by currents of blue and green.