Beneath the Palms, The Sparkling Croissant

Tom Everhart
Beneath the Palms, The Sparkling Croissant, 2023.
Limited edition print on archival paper.
Hand-signed and numbered at the margins.

In 1929, Henri Matisse decided to take a two-month trip to Tahiti to look for new ideas at a moment in his life when the artist was feeling old and uninspired (he was 60). He would later, in 1935, create a painting titled “Window In Tahiti, and wrote that Tahiti was “too bright” and that he only found “lethargy” there. Well, I would agree that Tahiti is very bright, as the sparkling lagoons look as if they were a mirror covered in small diamonds. But that intense brightness allows one with fresh eyes to see even deeper into the gaps between what we all see and offers a way of seeing even more. Also, after finishing an entire large plate of French Polynesian croissants, a state of sleepiness is quite natural and truly rewarded by lying in a beach chair “beneath the palms.” — Tom Everhart.

Tom Everhart – Off The Wall Gallery Houston, Texas.

Artwork size: 16 x 20.5 inches / 40.5 x 52 cm.
Inv #: AB10310
Share this:
Share this:

Ask us about our financing options

Click for info.

LOCATION & HOURS

Main Gallery
5015 Westheimer, Suite 2208 Houston TX 77056.
Facing Post Oak Boulevard, next to Neiman Marcus valet and Orange Garage.
Monday through Saturday / 11 am to 6 pm
Sunday / Closed, or open by appointment
Call: 713.871.0940

Atelier Off The Wall
The Galleria, Level One / Suite K102B
Next to Dior and the new Louis Vuitton location.
Monday through Saturday / 11 am to 7 pm
Sunday / 12 pm to 6 pm
Call: 832.804.6923

We're available by email seven days a week!

To contact our team of art consultants, click here

Artists

To submit artwork for consideration, please send a short artist statement, CV and three image files to: contact@offthewallgallery.com
Due to the number of submissions, only artists being considered will receive a response.

New map

Click the map to see our location on Google Maps
Visit the Galleria locator map for the Main Gallery here.

Ask us about our financing options

Click here for information.

© 2021 Off The Wall Gallery     |    Design: John Fordham Design