|Eve of Destruction |
Framed in rustic barn wood.
GJ Gillespie SubmissionTheme of Heritage & Hindsight.
"To kick off the year we'll begin with an examination of where we are now within our present moment in history. As we stand on the threshold of the present we ask:
How did we get here, and what is the future going to look like with the foundation we've laid?
What lead us to this moment in time and how will it continue to lead us?
Where are we taking it?"
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|Choose Authentic by GJ Gillespie.|
Collage. 22 x 17. 2018
This piece is based on a sketch I made of the sculpture "Solitude of the Soul" by Lardo Taft (1913) at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Embedded with corporate logos, the contemplative figure is surrounded by social urgencies expressed as liquor and timepiece ads.
Tissue, graphite, watercolor, custom dyed cloth, magazine ads.
Lifecycle by GJ Gillespie.
Collage. 22 x 17. 2016
The white bird alludes to ghostly birds of Northwest Mystic painters like Morris Graves.
This piece won a national art award from the Midwest Review, a literary and art quarterly magazine.
|Eve of Destruction by GJ Gillespie. 2016.|