Richard Rock

2008 Minneapolis Institute of Arts Exhibition

These paintings and studies were painted periodically since January 2001 to help develop visual memory, to paint diverse materials and objects and to create a body of work which could be used in larger, historical paintings.  The soul of an era can be seen in its productions and in time, I painted them just for the pure enjoyment of it and for the connections they provided to their times and original artisans. See photos of the event.

Chinese Bronze Cauldron, 5th C BCE - SOLD
oil on mounted linen
12 ¾ x 15

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