Gallery: Baylor University (Martin Museum) Exhibit

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Olana - Matthew Six
Olana - Matthew Six
Mineral Pigments, Gold on Kumohada
60 x 48"
2007-2009
Water Flames - Red II
Water Flames - Red II
Mineral Pigments on Kumohada
Golden Fire
Golden Fire
Mineral Pigments, Gold on Kumohada
89x132"

Golden Fire was exhibited in 2007 in Chelsea, New York City.  It is in the background of Ibarra&Fujimura: Live Painting in New York. Greg Wolfe wrote:  

That the culminating work to this sequence should be a monumental piece entitled “Golden Fire” has a sort of epic inevitability about it.  Gold is the quintessential element we think of as requiring the refiner’s fire.  It is a heavy substance that somehow lifts into what the writer Milan Kundera has called “the unbearable lightness of being.”  This element, found deep within the earth and created thought he turbulent processes of change, becomes something that symbolizes the eternal and unchanging.  Gold is the possession of kings, and yet we often speak of the common person as having a heart full of it.

Soliloquies - Genesis
Soliloquies - Genesis
Mineral Pigments on Belgian Linen
80x64"
2009
Soliloquies - Joy
Soliloquies - Joy
Mineral Pigments, Gold on Belgian Linen
80x64"
Soliloquies - Grace
Soliloquies - Grace
Collection of Howard and Roberta Ahmanson
Mineral Pigments on Kumohada
66x80"
Soliloquies - Passion
Soliloquies - Passion
Mineral Pigments on Belgium Linen
89 x 66"
2009
ISCP Performance
ISCP Performance
Taylor, Clayton and Lydia Fujimura Trust
Gold, Platinum Powder on Senju Paper
48 x 60"
2007

In 2006, Fujimura was awarded International Studio and Curatorial Program Residency.  This work was painted live as part of collaboration with Susie Ibarra and documented by Plywood Film's Live Painting in New York: Fujimura and Ibarra.

See the trailer for the film here.