Abstract art in the late 20th/early 21st century was early on divided into formalist abstract painting and abstract expressionism. Cano has shown interest in each aspect, while experimenting with designs that incorporate both approaches. The full textures of paint as a malleable medium can be recognized in Opus 267—which nonetheless is balanced in two principal shapes seen as complementary forms on a diagonal axis. Blue-greens define their outer shapes, while darker tones fill their centers. Organic (even cellular) overtones add to the potential for further growth. Stylized acanthus-leaf patterns articulate the gilded frame, helping to constrain the painting’s energy.