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David Sharpe

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New Western Art: Gazing Upon Chuck Forsman's Not-So-Wild West   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Elena Dorfman, Chuck Forsman, Isabelle Hayeur, David Sharpe at Robischon Gallery March 20th, 2014 - May 10th, 2014
Posted 4/23/14
Western Art in America has seemingly changed little in over a century. Romanticized cowboys, portraits of Native Americans, and the persistent embrace of the sweeping Western landscape. While such paintings remain highly sought after and evoke nostalgia for the wild frontier, for painter and photographer Chuck Forsman, these images are relics of a dated tradition that has persisted beyond its relevance. Forsman is Westerner through and through: born in Idaho and raised in Oregon and Northern... [more]
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