Recycling Lord Jesus
and Paintings on Consciousness

Paintings made of dried remains of oil paints from the palette.

Cleaning my palette every month or so, and what I scratched off with my knife was then dry preserved in glasses.
Ten years long I was collecting dried remains of oil paints. Colorful pieces. Lots of them!

Photo Wiesław Sadurski hands full of oil color crumbs

by Wiesław Sadurski

Little Man made of dry oil rests with a Great Fullness circle above; by Wiesław Sadurski

Little Man with a Great Fullness, 1983

Original Recycling Oil Painting on canvas 100 x 130 cm

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Summer 1983, I created this Little Man with a Great Fullness above him.
But only two years later, summer 1985, I prepared eight square canvases for a new concept. Recycling.

Technically it looked so: canvas on the floor, partly - where it was needed - painted with thick white primer,
then dried colorful oil crumbs were placed onto it.

Five Paintings of Consciousness.




State of Sleep, First Awakening, Awakened

Tiny oil colors crumbs in a circle chaotic order; recycling oils on canvas by Wiesław Sadurski

Consciousness, State of Sleep, 1985

Original Recycling Oil Painting on canvas 75 x 75 cm

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Consciousness, First Awakening, recycling oil colors on canvas painting by Wiesław Sadurski

Consciousness, First Awakening, 1985

Original Recycling Oil Painting on canvas 75 x 75 cm

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Consciousness Awakened, recycling oil colors on canvas painting by Wiesław Sadurski

Consciousness Awakened, 1985

Original Recycling Oil Painting on canvas 80 x 80 cm

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Meetings with Christ's Consciousness

First Meeting with with Christ's Consciousness, recycling oil colors on canvas painting by Wiesław Sadurski

First Meeting with Christ's Consciousness, 1985

Original Recycling Oil Painting on canvas 80 x 80 cm

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Second Meeting with with Christ's Consciousness, recycling oil colors on canvas painting by Wiesław Sadurski

Second Meeting with Christ's Consciousness, 1985

Original Recycling Oil Painting on canvas 80 x 80 cm

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Lord Jesus of Many Faces, recycling oil colors on canvas painting by Wiesław Sadurski

Lord Jesus of Many Faces, 1985

Original Recycling Oil Painting on canvas 80 x 80 cm

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Lord Jesus Christ one short story.

At the age of twelve I revolted, refused to go to church. Turning thirteen, I had to live in a monastery, wow! Soon expelled.

Okay, later studied philosophy and went a long way to learn the movements of the universe.

At thirty discovered Zen-teaching and fell in love with it. Started to paint, doing Za-zen and Yoga.
Now, reading the New Testament, Upanishads, studying Tibetan mysticism and modern physics. Becoming religious, so to speak.

Then I had a dream one night about lying on the wet earth, weeping in despair, on a cold and rainy morning.

There was a little country road, some loud motorbikes passing by along, and several Roman warriors on horseback.

Seeing many time periods meeting simultaneously, I could only scream, cry, and wriggle with pain like a worm on muddy soil - because there, far from here, they were crucifying my beloved brother, master and all my love - and I could do nothing but scream with terror.

So the last image in the series is one of Jesus.

I was scratching and cleaning my palette thoroughly to get the last available "material".

When the painting dried and went up on the wall, I saw in the shape of the head different faces and silhouettes.

Those small particles of oil dance on the white background and give freedom for fantasy to begin. Therefore the title.





Image which is not there, recycling oil colors on canvas painting by Wiesław Sadurski

Aura of the possible Painting, 1985

Original Recycling Oil Painting on canvas 80 x 80 cm

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White on White, recycling oil colors on canvas painting by Wiesław Sadurski

White on White, 1990

Original Recycling Oil Painting on canvas 45 x 45 cm

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Morning Song, recycling oil colors on canvas painting by Wiesław Sadurski

Morning Song, 1978

Original Oil and Recycling Painting on canvas 120 x 100 cm

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Early 1978 I painted this Morning Song, contrasting many-layered brushwork with dried colorful oil crumbs.
There are several paintings more like this one - on other Painting Pages.