Journal

“Beautiful Italy”

The Artist’s Italian heritage is represented in this beautiful piece.  This shadowbox is the perfect representation of food and wine.  The taste of the sweet Italian grapes, the smell of the garlic sizzling in a pan of rosemary infused olive oil. The spaghetti waiting to be boiled and smothered in
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“Eye of the Soul”

This piece was inspired by Ivan Albright”s “The Picture of Dorian Grey”, which hangs in the Art Institute of Chicago. The painting was commissioned for a movie based on Oscar Wilde’s book of the same name.   The Artist combines art and literature to illustrate the tortured soul of man. 
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“Industrial Swine”

In this piece the Artist seems to depict a broken down industrial factory that produces money.  Shiny new pennies are being sucked up at one end of the machine while pennies with pictures of swine are being shot out the other.  It’s an interesting piece that seems emphasis a broken
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“Broken Harmony”

A broken guitar, Uncle Sam, liberty, two political parties and a burnt Constitution pretty much sums it up what the Artist may be trying to express.  Political parties that are no longer in tune with the people.  The off key, offending sounds of greedy, hypocritical politicians who constantly lie to
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“Modern Excavation”

A giant stone wall is being excavated revealing a wall with a splattered background.  Masterpieces such as Edvard Munch’s “The Scream”, Van Gogh’s ” Starry Night” and Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” among the others, seem disrupted by the sudden movement of the stone.  A beautiful artist’s pallet emerges through the
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“Love You…..Till the End of Time”

Inspiration comes in many forms and this particular piece was based on a beautiful song entitled  ” Till the End of Time”.   The song was written by Buddy Kaye and composed by Ted Mossman in 1945.  It was performed by various artists throughout the years but made famous by
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“Rock Me…..Amadeus”

Inspired by the beautiful music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the Artist attempts to express his tribute to the Austrian composer by combining modernism and classical.  The soft brown tone  colors tend to represent the subtle sounds of Mozart’s compositions. One such composition  is Sonata, K.282,  which happens to be  one
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“Killing Time”

Time is one of the Artists favorite subjects and seems to be on his mind quite a bit lately.  We’re killing time, wasting time, making time, buying time, finding time, have no time and running out of time.  All this leads us to wishing we had more time because time
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