Steven DaLuz and Realms Beyond in the Sublime Days of Solitude

Steven DaLuz – Siren Song

For years I’ve watched Steven DaLuz rightly gain a following for his sublime luminism. He makes ecstatic paintings that literally glow thanks to his clever practices of using metal leaf and chemical patination to produce shimmering effects. His paintings border on abstraction, but always keep a grip, however slight, upon the landscape. But I always wondered what gave his work its depth – why did they resonate so strongly with the ethereal, the mystical, and the transcendent?

I interviewed Steve twice for this profile piece, and he opened up about strange experiences in his studio that gave him certainty about the reality of the invisible, but real, multi-dimensional universe.

Here’s the whole story.

Steven DaLuz – Threshold

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Michael Pearce is an artist, writer, and professor of art. He is the author of "Art in the Age of Emergence."
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