Variation II

48" x 48"
oil on Canvas
Embark on a visual journey through Paula Arciniega's abstract creation, "Variation II," part of her Abstract Expressionism collection. Inspired by Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, this captivating masterpiece invites viewers to explore the symbiotic relationship between music and visual art. In "Variation II," Paula's brushstrokes dance in harmony with the nuanced melodies of Bach, creating a dynamic fusion of sound and color. The canvas becomes a canvas of expression, with each stroke echoing the rhythm and complexity of the Goldberg Variations. The deep connection between the artist and the music is palpable, as Paula delves into the emotional nuances and structural brilliance of Bach's timeless composition. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of "Variation II," where the vivid hues and fluid gestures evoke the essence of Bach's musical genius. Paula's abstract artwork becomes a testament to the profound dialogue between two art forms, offering viewers a unique and multisensory experience. As you contemplate the intricate details of this visual symphony, discover the resonances between Bach's timeless melodies and Paula's expressive abstraction.
The Rite of Spring  by  Stravinsky
With Permission:  2013 Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Recorded live in Roy Thompson Hall, December 4 & 6, 2008
Listen to the TSO's full 2013 performance of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring: