I paint found photos as monuments to the forgotten. In our capitalist age of information and advertisements we are drowning in visual culture. Reimagining a family photo of the long dead and the unknown as a painting is a meditation on vernacular history, collective memory, identity and the fleeting span of a lifetime.
- Art form: 2-D
- Medium: Acrylic paint on canvas and found objects
- Width: 40"
- Year created: 2015
- Height: 30"