back... next... Ottoman © 1975 Tom Ferguson ... Still own this one. oil on canvas, about 40 x 30"
No idea why Ottoman is the right title for this. I was looking at it wanting a title, can't remember if I originally had one, went & looked at the back where I usually write titles... nothing there so, staring at the image.... Ottoman! That's it! why? I dunno, seems right. The way Mondrian divvied up the surface with horizontal & vertical lines appealed to me at the time... and muted color. I think I got the image from a sketchbook.
above & below you can see the block brick wall of my studio at MSU.