Some of Spencer’s finished pieces. Yours don’t all need to be flat, however — 3-D elements work just as well. Many of Spencer’s shapes are ones that have begun to naturally recur throughout the work of everyone in the studio: “Even though Naomi and I have very different approaches to working, we’ve passed certain language back and forth,” he says. “I used to be a landscape painter, while she’s always been an abstract painter, and over the years I’ve felt myself being influenced by her shapes and motifs.”
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Some of Spencer’s finished pieces. Yours don’t all need to be flat, however — 3-D elements work just as well. Many of Spencer’s shapes are ones that have begun to naturally recur throughout the work of everyone in the studio: “Even though Naomi and I have very different approaches to working, we’ve passed certain language back and forth,” he says. “I used to be a landscape painter, while she’s always been an abstract painter, and over the years I’ve felt myself being influenced by her shapes and motifs.”