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John Ransom Phillips: Lives of Artists

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John Ransom Phillips: Lives of Artists

Time: April 16, 2019 from 10am to 5pm
Location: Boca Raton Museum of Art
Street: 501 Plaza Real
City/Town: Boca Raton
Website or Map: http://www.bocamuseum.org
Phone: 5613922500
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Inga Ford
Latest Activity: Apr 19

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The title of John Ransom Phillips exhibition is borrowed from Giorgio Vasari’s 16th-century book about the artists of his time. Ransom Phillips’ recent watercolors art not art-historical; rather they are psychological and symbolic representations of artists of interest to him. Combining abstraction, figuration, and his own poetic language written beneath each image, he distills what he considers the essence of the particular artist’s work. These vividly colorful watercolors and oil paintings are lyrical, and often humorous.

Image: John Ransom Phillips, The Artist as Prodigy, Wells, 2008, Watercolor. Courtesy of the artist.

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