These series began in 1985 and is still in progress

A Moment in the Showa Era    version 3

oil and acrylic stain on canvas    84 x 72”

Text on the book has been painted over with white washes so that it appears to have faded with time.The text reads: Heat. Today a man was shot to death, shot to pieces so badly that no one was allowed to see his body except for strangers.

A Moment in the Showa Era    version 4

oil and acrylic stain on canvas    84 x 64”

A Moment in the Showa Era    version 5

oil and acrylic stain on canvas    86 x 76”

A Moment in the Showa Era    version 2

acrylic on canvas    76 x 74”

Text on the book has been painted over with white washes so that it appears to have faded with time. The text reads: I am thinking now of the heat, the narcotic effect of the heat in another place, in another time. Heat in which colors were washed or gone completely...

A Moment in the Showa Era    version 6

oil and acrylic stain on canvas    80 x 68”

A Moment in the Heisei Era    version 3

oil on canvas    66 x 62”

A Moment in the Showa Era    version 15

oil on canvas    13 x 13”

A Moment in the Showa Era    version 18

oil and acrylic stain on canvas    19 x 15”

A Moment in the Heisei Era    version 4

oil on canvas    19 x 13”

A Moment in the Showa Era    version 9

oil on canvas    18 x 18”

Private Collection, Denver

Eight paintings from the series A MOMENT IN THE SHOWA ERA and two paintings from the series a A MOMENT IN THE HEISEI ERA

© Paintings copyright Wayne Miller