I create post-modern Renaissance paintings. They are inquiries into truth, exploring dialectical concepts and the personal perceptions that
undergird them.

"Where there is perception, there is deception" is a quote attributed to Buddha.
My own work is often an effort to uncover my own deceptions.

The figures I paint are symbols for ideas and conceptions of morality and spirituality that are larger than they are as individuals. This
happened in Mannerism during the High Renaissance, yet my own version is post-modern in that there are multiple visible layers of
unresolved meaning.

The image, and the construction of the image
becomes a space in which to deconstruct contemporary definitions of painting and my own
perceptions of the link between the feminine, masculine and the spiritual.
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Robert Zeller
oil on panel, 14 x 17, 2014
Oil on panel, 12 x 16, 2015
oil on panel, 14 x 17, 2013
Oil on linen, 24 x 30 in, 2015
Immanent Grove
Oil and acrylic on canvas, 28 x 42in,  2014-15
oil and acrylic on linen, 28 x 42in 2014-15
graphite, acrylic, oil on paper 15 x 21in 2015
Study For Leaving Ohio
graphite, charcoal,  19 x 24in 2014
Study For "Economics"
graphite, 18 x 24, 2014
Graphite, 14 x 22 in
graphite, charcoal, 35 x 52, 2009
Bushwick Nocturne
oil on linen, 15 x 24in 2014
Bushwick Nocturne 2
oil on canvas, 18 x 24in, 2014
The Lucid Dream
Oil on linen, 28 x 50in, 2012
Self Storage
oil on linen, 24 x 36, 2006
oil on panel, 14 x 17, 2012
The Virgin Of The Mall 2006
oil on linen, 28 x 42
The Dowry
oil on panel, 20 in diameter, 2006
Deep Dish
oi on linen, 24 x 36, 2006
Mary and Elizabeth meeting. - Painted In Collaboration With Adam Miller
John, about to be executed - Painted In Collaboration With Adam Miller