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Propulsion paintings
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Oh man, I love these so-called propulsion paintings. Super simple but effective and interesting. I like seeing the block-gloved hands reaching down to start the show:

Of course, I like Detroit as a backdrop, too. In these videos it seems poetic and almost playful rather than, like, blunt and message-y:

Check out the student propulsion paintings over at today and tomorrow, too.

2 comments

Mark says…

Painting an American flag black doesn’t seem blunt and message-y?

I mean, I like it, but that seems like a weird way to describe it.

Ha ha—okay yes, it does. It’s the only one of the paintings that’s quite so hit-you-over-the-head… in retrospect, I wish I would have chosen a different one to lead with 🙂

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