A bright red square is bounded by two narrow, vertical strips of blue. A series of closely-packed wavy lines stretch across the blocks of colour, appearing red over the blue and blue over the red.

Gordon Smith

Untitled
serigraph on paper
50.8 x 65.6 cm
Collection of the Owens Art Gallery
Presented by Lawren P. Harris, 1965

Clouds of all the genera can gather in formations to cause a regular pattern of waves or ripples. This common variation is known as UNDULATUS and it is formed when airstreams above and below a cloud are moving against one another in different directions.

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