from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to the fields.
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Maria and me in the back seat, and the extra stones in the rumble, as he made a sensational backing turn into a fieldish looking place, (it was dark twilight) our hind wheels sunk in up to their axles, -- and the poor machinery groaned in its endeavours to extricate us!
Generally fast and loose, Heilmann's paintings have many looks: Abstract Expressionist, à la Mark Rothko or Joan Mitchell; geometric, in neo-Neo-Plasticist veins; color-fieldish; minimalistically grid-based; experimental, with shaped canvases and multi-panelled formats; and handsomely declarative, like something by the masterly Ellsworth Kelly (who recently was quoted as saying, "I've always felt that Mary Heilmann is the best of the new abstractionists").
6. On a completely left fieldish kind of topic change, I love striped socks.