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There follows a landscape structure, two paintings, and one photograph, by four exceptional artists.  Viewing these works recharges my protest batteries:



Father's House; A Landscape Structure by Isidro Blasco (1977)

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One Dollar; A Painting by Andy Warhol (1982)

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The Goodbye Study 1; A Painting by Benny Andrews (2004)

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Rock of Ages 1; A Photograph by Edward Burtynsky (1991)

These art works come courtesy of artnet, the finest art site on the internet.  The following permission can be found at the Artist Work Catalogues section at artnets’ home page: “Artist Works Catalogues reflect the dynamic nature of the Web, and our goal is to present a growing body of artists’ online monographs.  Unlike published print monographs and catalogues, these are living catalogues, which will be constantly updated as artists create new works and estates release additional information….artnet offers these catalogs free to the public as an educational resource….Check back often to browse new catalogues.”

 

 

I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...)
 

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