Responding to the environmental and social devastation caused by natural disasters, Tom Berenz depicts the physical remnants of man-made structures subsumed by the crushing forces of nature. In his painting titled Target, a building sits in ruin, its exterior ripped open to reveal a tangled mass of collapsed beams- the complex grid of…
"What these paintings do, it seems to me, that a photograph cannot be expected to do, is isolate the catastrophic consequences of whatever caused such collapses. The subtle colors serve to emphasize t"
"I like the slightly liquid feel of the second one."