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The Gulf oil spill
Photo by David Rencher
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THE ESTHETICS OF BP
by Charlie Finch



When I first gazed on the creamsicle orange of British Petroleum oil floating to the surface of the murky blue Gulf Coast of Louisiana, this particular color contrast reminded me instantly of Matisse's goldfish swimming in a bowl of blue water and the colors on Monet's series of the Houses of Parliament. Such are the abstract familiarities of beauty which even the ugliest works of man can inculcate from a certain detached perspective.

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