Zip, zoom, boing!

Even before looking at the title of Elizabeth Murray’s oil painting, the bright, zany colors probably give you a joyous feeling. This is NOT the mood you’d have after being stuck inside on a horrible, rainy day.

Instead, Murray’s color blocks, blobs and zigzags show the exuberance of Children Meeting—maybe on a playground—just as the title says.

In fact, imagine these shapes were kids—what would the pink line say as it ricocheted past the goofy purple shape?

Hey! Hi there! Gotta go!


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