Incarcerated: Visions of California in the 21st Century

Incarcerated: Visions of California in the 21st Century

by Sandow Birk
     
 

In Sandow Birk's new series of paintings and prints, the artist explores the myth of the Wild West and the reality of modern-day California. Birk portrays the state's correctional facilities in the style of great 19th-century illustrators, placing the prisons in romantic landscapes and creating a dialogue between an imagined idyllic past and an increasingly… See more details below

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In Sandow Birk's new series of paintings and prints, the artist explores the myth of the Wild West and the reality of modern-day California. Birk portrays the state's correctional facilities in the style of great 19th-century illustrators, placing the prisons in romantic landscapes and creating a dialogue between an imagined idyllic past and an increasingly constricted present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867195347
Publisher:
Last Gasp of San Francisco
Publication date:
08/15/2001
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
10.03(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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