Art: Josh Keyes Painting

The imagery of US artist Josh Keyes has been described as a response to the endless storm of information, events, and visual phenomena that we encounter in today’s culture.

…I have always been interested in how paintings, both past and present, have been used by different cultures around the world to express or illustrate stories and ideas that concern the transformation of the individual and the environment. My questions and observations of urban sprawl, oil consumption, deforestation, and the prospects for humanity have charged me in the continuous invention of a visual dialogue that addresses these issues. This body of work stems from a cross-country trip I took across the US about seven years ago. I was moved by the force and beauty of the landscape, and also struck by the rate of land being cleared and developed…

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link to Josh Keyes paintings

More information at: Josh Keyes’ web site,
George Billis Gallery and
Hang Art

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