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Saturday, 11 December 2010

James Rosenquist F 111 1965

A painting of a Supersonic fighter jet plane complete with the graphic  images of modern consumerism , a car tyre , tinned spaghetti , and an  atomic cloud is simply called F 111 . Painted in 1965 by the American Pop artist James Rosenquist .  With its  contemporary mixed images the artist is making a comment about  the positive and the negative aspects of scientific and human advancement. Rosenquist  originally started his career painting billboards ,  This painting  which is 86 feet in length was painted on 4 separate panels ( 2 shown here )

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