2014 | Inkjet print
past and present. The so-called sheriff seems to reference Mahmud Khan Kalantar Nuri, the mayor of ... the figure stands in front of a historical-looking entrance façade with surveillance cameras both to ... imply the police presence within the Qajar state and remind the viewer that this is a fantasy mixing ...
circa 1933-1934 | Oil on canvas attached to wood board
fond of idealizing the past and aggrandizing the present accomplishments of the country. In fact, the ... a series of drawings and paintings in which the artist was able to convey the strength and ruggedness of ... shoes-characteristic of the rural American laborer. (Speicher thought of him as an independent son of the soil.) He ...
2009 | Neon and black paint
produced a substantial body of work engaged, as one critic has succinctly noted, with the "presence of ... the past in the present." Ligon draws from the aesthetic language and formalism of minimalism and ... the most rigorous, iconic, timely, and beautiful images of the past few decades. Ligon is one of the ...
circa 1862-1872 | Oil on canvas
stylistic source for the clarity and sculptural presence of Roesen’s fruit still-life compositions easily ... presence of a landscape background in the Fruit Still Life with Wine Glass and Coins in a Landscape, dated ... history paintings re-creating the glorious past of the relatively new country. Such idealizations ignored ...
1858 | Oil on canvas
no hint of this past conflict. Yet the 19th-century public would have been well aware of the site’s ... although the haystacks signify the presence of an important industry derived from the marshy swamp area. ... glorious past of the relatively new country. Such idealizations ignored the mounting political and social ...