In this series, I am
interested in the atmosphere,
or mood, created by entities as they
interact. As in previous paintings, the
individual unit remains an important motif.
But here, its contribution—rather than itself—
and titles of the paintings are derived from
ancient medical philosophy, which posits that
human dispositions result from the balance of
four essences. Likewise, these paintings
attempt to convey themes of melan-
choly, cholera, sanguinity,
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