Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Old Boys Club

Old Boys Club
24 x 24
acrylic and charcoal on panel

Another recurring theme, houses on fire, this time replete with a bunch of men standing around not doing a damn thing. While The World Burns. Some have suggested that the houses on fire are due to an experience in my youth, my family's duplex burned. I guess that could be partially true. The burning houses are about the sense of "home" being lost. I think there are parallels with economic collapse as well, mother nature taking her toll, ..

I don't know if this painting is complete yet. It feels like it's almost there but needs some refinement however I don't want the refinement to come at the cost of the immediacy of the painting. These are the dilemma's one faces!

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