The abstract compositions of Dick Weiss’s screens are at once masculine and delicate: wide fields of colors barely touch; a heavy red heart rests gingerly atop a field of green, both suspended in empty space; and white circles float like a constellation of moons, graphically tied together by the thin black lead lines that connect them.
When asked about the imagery in his work, Weiss says, “In some ways, everyone is a product of their times. My time happened to be the late 1960’s into the 70’s. Severe abstraction was strong then, and I certainly responded. A black square in a white field feels awfully good to me. These screens all come out of that particular seed-bed.”