More attempts at Agitprop using Gimp
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I’m working on memes as agitprop. Agitprop was word to describe the work of Soviet Revolutionaries like Rodchenko and Tatlin. Their posters used yellow, red, and black to emblazon the Moscow streets with angular anger and stark imagery of class struggle.
My work with collage has led to a new way of painting. This one is still in progress. It’s in acrylic, a medium that demands much different handling than oils and works well with the flat, fragmented character of collage.
My newest painting. I like to get back to traditional form sometimes. It’s good practice for the times you get really inspired.
I’m not sure where this is going. I was just struck by the juxtaposition of this classic guy with Pherny, one of the local goats.