Garden In Bessemer

 
 
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In Garden in Bessemer, the viewer sees how Whitten was inspired by gardens while growing up in his home town of -Bessemer, Alabama. The piece does not represent an organic garden but rather an abstract one. Whitten's theme of being inspired by garden and their symbolism remain, though his technique has begun to change. With this painting he is starting to move away from using organic surrealism and begins to experiment with fractal geometry. This was piece was titled after something that inspired Whitten growing up. How does this piece exhibit elements that inspired you growing up?