The title captures the increasingly acrimonious political lines drawn in America today by the exponents for and against gun use/abuse, with its devastating social repercussions.
This is not the Estes Photorealism of the exalted ketchup bottle. Instead, Ozeri accentuates the focused details that photography provides, adding the depth of illusionistic space that distinguishes the painting process.
Wang takes a tongue in cheek view of the antics he observes in today’s young women. He is amused, he gets it, but he maintains some critical concerns with this limited female focus.
He seems to especially enjoy the effect that flat abstract spaces create when placed in proximity with semi-representational pictorial elements.
And, hold on; is it just me, or is that duck looking a little more phallic than usual?
What is truly extraordinary is that each painting of Hannock’s unfolds like a map of his personal journey through the additions of pasted material and text.
They possess the power to transcend time and place, to transport one to a realm of mist, memory and otherworldliness.
She expresses her vision in a cascade of viewpoints that mirror the diversity and magnitude of visually perceived reality.
[…] a small, quaint house burns in an epic blaze, yet the bright, peaceful landscape which surrounds it is mysteriously undisturbed.
All the works display an individualistic expression that is forged from the artists’ unique experiences and visions, centered on concerns from family relationships to gender issues, distilled into a universal application.