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Darwin Awakens to an Assemblage of Complex Parts on an Ordovician Beach with a Beagle

18.00"W x 12.00"H x 0.3"D

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EAK

GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: oil, painting, darwin, beach, surrealism, pop, brow, low, science, beagle

Media: oil on panel, masonite

Size: 18"W x 12"H x 0.3"D

Year Created: 2018

I absolutely love Darwin, i have read everything i can find by and about him, Steven Jay Gould is another major influence in my art. This piece was inspired after reading one of Gould's essays on Darwin. Other inspirations for my work come from early folklore, semiotics and social and environmental issues. I combine modern symbology and folk lore to make a statement or tell a story. I enjoy dichotomy and combinations if desperate ideas and opinions.

E kuhl is an illustrator and oil painter residing in Grand Rapids, Michigan. E received a B.F.A. degree in illustration from Kendall College of Art and Design in 1991 and opened a printing and graphic design company soon after graduating and has continued to paint and exhibit work for the past 30 years. Working as an art director on thousands of graphic design and corporate identity projects has infulenced the artists style and how ideas are interpreted in works of art. Semiotics and the interpretation of myth are favorite subjects of the artist. Pop culture, religious and scientific iconography are employed in combination to tell stories and express concepts. Some favorite themes include poverty, greed, evolution and the environment.

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