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Night Push

Acrylic on canvas
40 1/2 x 40 1/4 inches
1972
Now on view: TJC Gallery, Spartanburg, South Carolina

Night Push by Kenneth Victor Young is a captivating abstract work that draws viewers into a nocturnal world illuminated by the soft glow of moonlight through a Southern canopy. With its swirling purples and pinks, the piece conjures images of the serene and mystical ambiance of night, as if one is looking up at a sky punctuated by the silhouettes of Spanish moss-draped trees. The circular or hole-like forms within the painting suggest the presence of moonlight filtering through, creating a dynamic interplay of light and shadow, presence and absence