Mollie in an Abstract Field

Oil on Canvas 30"x40" This is a painting trying to fuse the all over subject matter of abstract expressionism with actually painting an image of a dog within it. The dog looses her edges to the abstract forms and the abstract shapes become part of the dog. Later after I painted this I learned about Hans Hoffman and that he taught others to paint in a similar manner before I was born. At the time I thought I came up with something new. Oh well,