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"To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me." -Sir Isaac Newton

Recently I have become fascinated by seascapes and the transition of space between Earth and Water. For me the shoreline represents a place of extreme danger but also the beginning of voyages and birth. The ocean is a place of immense scale that makes you acutely aware of your own diminutive size. Here a robot is encountering the ocean for the first time, attempting to comprehend what it holds in its hand and what it understands may be awaiting discovery.

"Vast Oceans of Truth"
18" x 24" Oil on Panel
© 2009 Donato Giancola

private collection