Oil painting Circle I by Libuse Labik

Circle I

Oil and mixed media on canvas, 36"x72"x1.5"
The image of the circle has always been somewhat "magical” for me. I perceive it as enclosing a "sacred space" where I can search for memories, imagine, forgive and let go.  I ponder how much the circle can be compared to life. When I observe the ripples emanating from the point where a thrown pebble breaks the surface of water I am fascinated.  The pebble splashes and affects the surface of the water one circle produces another one and so on and so on.... One makes a choice, and a chain of actions and interactions begin...