This video features the art and art statements of Richard Melvin and Robert Ripps. Both artists were featured in the show 'NEGATIVENESS'. The show was hosted at the Christine Frechard Gallery in Pittsburgh from June 5th to July 6th 2021. In addition to the beauty of nature, contemporary events such as COVID-19 and the January 6th insurrection at the US capitol, inspired the paintings of Richard Melvin and photographic prints of Robert Ripps. A technical note. The initial file my editing program rendered was 360P - hardly hidef! But when I directly uploaded the video to my vimeo site the resolution was up to 2K. I cannot explain this but will always directly upload footage in the future.