At a glance, one is not able to make out what the painting represents (“Clyfford Still Museum”).
The PH-61 is a representation of several conservative issues and interpretation challenges (“Clyfford Still Museum”). The issues include the reflection found on the surface, the painting’s chemical change and its cracking. When the “conserve a painting” interaction is used, it changes the various treatment choices made.
The painting challenges people to look beyond a glance. It catches an individual’s attention and makes one spend quality time looking at the painting. I think that the blue part looks like a creature raising its head and hands up. The red part may be blood.
I liked the painting because it catches one’s attention. It makes one spend time there just trying to figure out what it is. The most amazing thing is that different people interpret it differently. To me it looks like an animal but to other people it looks like a mountain or something else and it makes a good topic for debate among peers on a boring