Robert Hardgrave

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Tuesday 24 January 2012

One of my favorite artist right now is Bill Dunlap, whom I’ve posted about before. For a lot of the reasons I love Dunlap’s work, I’m really into Robert Hardgrave’s drawings and paintings.

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Bill Dunlap’s Poetic Aesthetic in Rural Maryland

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Thursday 18 August 2011

I blogged about Bill Dunlap a while back, and he checked back in with us recently to let us know about his incredible Poetic Aesthetic in Rural Maryland project, in which he’s attempting to paint murals on barns in every county in Maryland. All of the murals will involve poetry. I’m glad I’m living in this state so I can more easily seek out these murals as they appear.

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Bill Dunlap

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Monday 18 January 2010

Many of Bill Dunlap’s pieces are vaguely reminiscent of Chinese opera masks and papercut decorations, while others have a cartoony, neo-kitsch qualtiy about them. Dense with color and texture, Dunlap’s work is a barrage on the senses in the best possible way.

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