Artist's description:

As Time Goes By explores a scene of Sam and Rick from Casablanca as a symbolic representation of a 'system' creating inequality. Upon reflection this painting appears to explore the polemical concerning the history of Europe and Africa, via America - yet here the two symbols of an American and an African reveals the subsequent reality of the historical slave trade, the results of this 'system', and the continuing reality/ fallout from these historical prejudices - yet other forces as come into play with their loaded symbols - something our contemporary society is still unpacking and coming to terms with; a result from our ancestors and their actions and how this painting explores the hidden realities through grey areas - life is not just black and white.

The painting explores a looser form of painting - a sketched form of painting in broad and layered oil marks.

Materials used:

Oil Paint on Board



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This artwork is sold by Adam Grose from United Kingdom

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