Many artists add stories to their work, or tell stories with their work. This is something that has never preoccupied me when I work. Some years ago I decided to make up a story about one of my abstract/pop art paintings...it was completely off the cuff and done after the creativity.
I was somewhat surprised to discover that there was a good deal of story in this piece. During its creation, I was completely oblivious to this story and I'm not making this up. What I am making up...is the story that I added in this video. Enjoy!
On the painting below, I very definitely had a story in mind while I made it. This abstract is part of the series that I did at that time: