Work in progress – The Joust

The Joust - a painting about spectacle

Many people email me to ask where I get the ideas for my paintings. So I reply that I get the ideas from life and my personal interests, or things that strike me as interesting. So for all of those who ask, here is an example.

Spectacle. Ancient coliseums, amphitheaters and pyramids all show the persistent human taste for spectacle. Hollywood, the World Series, the World Cup, the Olympics all show our modern craving for it too.

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