Posts tagged ‘oil’

September 30, 2010

Robert L. Barnum: Sweeping Regionalism

by Matt Forcey

 

Robert Barnum carries a national reputation in the world of modern art.  His style is one of sweeping motion in the tradition of “regionalism,” a movement that grew in the U.S. from the early 1900s to World War II. His preferred medium is watercolor; however, also works in oil and sculpts in metal. 

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September 9, 2010

Pier Pressure: Banksy’s Politically Charged Dolphin Ride Mocks BP

by Matt Forcey

If you think this dolphin looks furious — it is — and with good reason!

This colorful kiddie ride comes courtesy of gleeful art prankster Banksy, an artist well known for his graffiti and politically charged installations.

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