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Jade Kroskey, Pollock x Michelangelo, 2020, acrylic on canvas, 30″ x 24″

This media file is attached to: Paragon Arts Gallery Student Exhibition Online 2020

The theme of this painting was to combine Modernism with Antiquity. I have been a long-time fan of Jackson Pollock and chose his style of painting of drips and splashes as my modern art portion of the theme. I thought a portion of Michelangelo’s, Creation of Adam, would be a good juxtaposition with this, but in a more loosely-created manner. I wanted to stray away from my normal tendencies of hyper focusing on detail and take a more relaxed approach.