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Tarleton Blackwell

 (born 1956)
Tarleton Blackwell is active/lives in South Carolina.  Tarleton Blackwell is known for mod-pop genre, pig imagery.

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Tarleton Blackwell's calm and wry manner merely hints at the controlled chaos of his paintings - animated with lively scenes of pigs, wolves, foxes, dogs, roosters, and more - layered with portraits, figures, and familiar icons from both high and popular culture.  This exhibition of 20 oil and mixed-media paintings examines some of the varied sources of Blackwell's art, focusing on his intermixing of rural southern imagery, the Baroque art of the Spanish master Diego Velazquez, and symbols of American power, justice, and money.  The works range from an early oil painting in the celebrated Hog Series, Return of Uncle John Edward's Boar III (1988), to one of his more recent, Fox Chef with Link Sausage/Coffee (2003), a zany   ...  Displaying 750 of 7220 characters.

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