Monday, January 14, 2008

In the Jungle




Here, another war painting about Viet Nam and, in this case, Caravaggio. Its called: Weight of Light. I remember doing research on the machine gun--getting a photo of the exact one they used in Nam, and then rotating it in a drawing to get the perspective right. I don't usually get that obsessive about details, but here it seeemed important. In the Caravaggio (Conversion on the Way to Damascus) its a sword and the helmut is Roman:

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