sea waves


Waves paintings by  Matthew Cusick 

American b.1970-

-  Mylan’s Wave , 2012

-  Fiona’s Wave , 2005

-  Rachel’s Wave , 2011

-  Kara’s Wave, 2009

-  Kayli’s Wave

-  Genevieve’s Wave  2014

-  Cat’s Wave, 2015

Inlaid maps, acrylic, on panel

* Cusick creates outsized collaged paintings from fragments of atlases and school geography books published in 1872-1945.


three waves:
Katsushika Hokusai. “Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura),” also known as “the Great Wave,” from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei), ca. 1830–32.

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis. “Finale”, from cycle Sonata of the Sea, 1908.

Ivan Bilibin. Illustration for the picture book, “The Tale of Tsar Saltan”, 1905.