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A midcareer figurative painter with a distinctive and haunting narrative vision, Bo Bartlett composes large-scale contemporary portraits and landscapes that combine the memories and impressions of his upbringing, his faith, his family, and his friends. Presenting iconic American subjects subtly underlined with open-ended questions, Bartlett implies that there is a chance for magic and wonder in everyday life. In paintings titled "Old Glory," "Self Portrait on Wheaton," "Hiroshima," "The Good Old Days," "A Place by the Ocean ...

Bo Bartlett 2003, Marquand Books, Inc.

ISBN-13: 9781882650156