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Walter Robinson Woman for Hire
September 29, 2016 @ 11:00 am
November 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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Walter Robinson


A Solo Exhibition of the Work of Walter Robinson

September 29 – November 12

Walter Robinson presents subjects that are objects of desire — romance, alcohol, fashion, fast food, piles of cash — in a style that bears influence to both Pop Art as well as the Pictures Generation, which refers to a group of contemporary artists who appropriate images in their artwork as a way to explore culture, consumerism, and society. He examines facets of consumer and pop culture in a serial fashion by exploring a subject repeatedly. This both mimics the mass production of the objects as well as their inherent accessibility. Robinson does not just paint a hamburger. He paints a McDonald’s Jalapeno Double, a White Castle Double, and Carl’s Jr. Super Bacon Cheeseburger. Robinson selects subjects that are identifiable, recognizable, and well-known products for consumption. By doing so he explores the relationship between consumerism, universality, and desire.


A Taste of Passion
, 2008. Acrylic on canvas, 45 x 45 in.


Walter Robinson, Nightmare, 2016
Nightmare, 2016, Acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24 in.


Woman for Hire
, 2015. Acrylic on canvas, 45 x 36 in.


McDonald’s Jalepeno Double, 2015, Acrylic on linen, 16 x 20 in.


Walter Robinson, Honey, 2016
Honey, 2016, Acrylic on canvas, 18 x 18 in.


All work: Copyright © Walter Robinson. All rights reserved.

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