A Rose is a Rose is a Rose

A Rose is a Rose is a Rose

Guffogg's "A Rose is a Rose is a Rose" series draws inspiration from Gertrude Stein's famous sentence, exploring the complexities of perception and identity.

Inspired by his orchard and rose garden in Central California, where he finds. Guffogg's paintings echo Stein's philosophical inquiry into the multiple meanings of a single word or concept. Through vibrant colors, intricate lines, and lyrical shapes, Guffogg's works invite viewers into a dialogue about perception and interpretation.

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These paintings serve as visual scores, harmonizing Stein's intellectual legacy with the artist's personal reflections and artistic expression.


By engaging with these artworks, viewers are encouraged to question the significance of a rose beyond its literal representation, delving into metaphor and introspection.


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