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20/20: Paintings & Watercolors Martin Mull

20/20: Paintings & Watercolors

Martin Mull

Published December 15th 2011
ISBN : 9780965785815
Paperback
68 pages
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A veteran actor, comedian, author, and recording artist, Martin Mull is also an accomplished visual artist. To paint in hindsight is to paint with clarity, or as Mull sees it, with second sight. Showcasing some of Mulls wide range of abstractMoreA veteran actor, comedian, author, and recording artist, Martin Mull is also an accomplished visual artist. To paint in hindsight is to paint with clarity, or as Mull sees it, with second sight. Showcasing some of Mulls wide range of abstract paintings and watercolors, Martin Mull 20/20 presents his work with a conscious integrity and an unfettered glimpse into a stark reality. Each image carefully depicts the simple vividness with which Mull sees the world. He expertly contrasts dull tones with bright resonances of color, displaying his ability to look beyond the romantic nostalgia of memories and re-create the grit of actuality.This catalog displays Mulls range and ability to see the beautiful in the mundane, the grime in the celestial, and the tragic comedy of everyday life. The sudden and unsuspected bursts of color in his work mirror the artists attempt to recapture his own memories as they appear with the imperfect clarity of hindsight. Containing forty of Mulls most imaginative pieces, this collection allows the artist opportunity to offer a perspective on his work. Mulls own explanation and the essay by Thomas W. Styron in the foreword set the tone and provide the lenses with which to view the artists work.