Monumental Celebration Painting - Diptych - We Won! - Original
Monumental Celebration Painting - Diptych - We Won! - Original
Monumental Celebration Painting - Diptych - We Won! - Original

Monumental Celebration Painting - Diptych - We Won! - Original

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It seemed to take forever, but finally...

On Saturday, November 7, the press finally called it. After what seemed like months of worry, Biden was declared the winner, and we finally got to breathe a sigh of relief. The long elections was over.

In my neighborhood, people were dancing, singing, and yelling.

I've never seen anything like it. People ran outside with pots and pans. Drivers honked their horns. It was like the Arab Spring, only in the USA. 

When I began the painting, it was all ice cream and roses. Democracy was saved! But in the time I worked on the painting, the unfettered joy quickly turned to more outrage. Trump wasn't going quietly and his enablers were backing his crazy conspiracy theories.

So there's joy, but there's an underlying uneasiness.

I feel like we are in ultra slow motion, like in The Matrix, when it's not enough for Keanu to dodge one bullet. I just wish this bullet would get behind us (and off of Twitter).

I needed two paintings to say what I needed to say.

The celebration was all over the city, and there were people from all walks of lives cheering and dancing. I just couldn't fit that all into one painting, so this one is a Diptych. It consists of two 20” x 14” gouache paintings for a total size of 20” x 28”. I’m really happy with the energy here, especially the way the crowd is flowing out of LaFayette Square. 

These paintings may be small, but they feel big.

Each piece is 20" x 14" The artworks itself total to only 20" x 28", but I painted them as if it were a 10' x 12' oil painting. I used small brushes and worked on it for weeks.

You are buying the originals.

You'll see the artist's touch on the actual work.

 


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Wild Birds - Anant Pradhan - Larry McDonald

Beautiful expressive print that captures a crucial historical moment perfectly!

If this moment in time had you worried about our democratic process and our continued fight for civil rights you will love this print!

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Big Rain Roses
Mickey Schafer
Eye Candy💕

The Big Rain Roses have not yet been hung -- they are leaning against a wall, waiting until my son moves out and I take over his room for office and crafting space. But the first day I saw these in morning light, I immediately smiled and thought to myself, "Confectionery!" The colors are both full and soft, the water-streaked effect is evocative, and the blue is particularly compelling (as seems to be the case in the Palm Court painting as well). My mother was a great lover of roses, but they are tricky to grow through Florida summers. These two prints give me both the memory of roses and the memory of my mom.

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Palm Court
Mark Sanders

Palm Court, the painting takes me back to Palm Court, the place and my mind floods with all of the great memories of it.

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Palm Court
P. Hunter Consolo
It Brings Back Memories

You were either there or you weren't..