American Institutions: U.S.P.S.

oil paint on salvaged fabric and handmade frame

20 in x 13 in

2018

[in private collection]

 

This series identifies sites in Los Angeles as both symbolic and literal institutions of American life. The paintings are portraits of ubiquitous places in isolated states, highlighting the contrast between institutions we value, those that serve us, and those that are becoming relics of our society.

 

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American Institutions: Foster’s Freeze and American Institutions: U.S.P.S.