The scalene muscles
Scaalenne series on cream paper (Legion Stonehenge), Newburgh, NY, 2022
The scalene muscles are the three paired muscles found on each side of our neck.
They form the posterior triangle of the neck and act as accessory muscles of respiration too.
I had this geometric shape - the triangle - in mind when I made this series. It was the first form I painted as a base.
But, to be honest, I didn't make the link with the scalene muscles at this time. It was only when all of them were finished that I realized this anatomical connection.