For Thomas

For Thomas, Two-Dimensional Wall Art > Paintings
For Thomas

Two-Dimensional Wall Art > Paintings (Acrylic)   24 x 16 x 0.5   $3,025.00   

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Many of my oil paintings were created as a tribute to the artists I learned of in my youth whose work left an indelible impression on me. “For Thomas” is no exception.

“For Thomas” is for Thomas Hart Benton, a painter from the early/mid twentieth century who put forth on his canvases the soul and sorrow of rural America. In my painting I didn’t want to hold back on the over-the-top histrionics of emotion Thomas was known for—but I also didn’t want that to mock and diminish the sense of true grief my subject was feeling.

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