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The Art of Greg Eason

The sparse, alleged landscapes that Greg Eason fails to provide behind his provocativesubjects leave much to mind to ponder upon; a free range for ourimaginations to reign supreme thanks to Eason's perfectly drawnsubjects which act almost as ingredients. The negative space andsense of depth is what Eason wants us to deal with, the emptinessprevailing over the subjects, and with this obvious freedom of spacewhy are the subjects so seemingly trapped? What can be derived fromthe symbolism of his subjects? A sense of mortality seems strong andbeckons Ozymandias by Shelley, "Round the decay / Of that colossalwreck, boundless and bare / The lone and level sands stretch faraway." - Zach Tutor

The sparse, alleged landscapes that Greg Eason fails to provide behind his provocativesubjects leave much to mind to ponder upon; a free range for ourimaginations to reign supreme thanks to Eason’s perfectly drawnsubjects which act almost as ingredients. The negative space andsense of depth is what Eason wants us to deal with, the emptinessprevailing over the subjects, and with this obvious freedom of spacewhy are the subjects so seemingly trapped? What can be derived fromthe symbolism of his subjects? A sense of mortality seems strong andbeckons Ozymandias by Shelley, “Round the decay / Of that colossalwreck, boundless and bare / The lone and level sands stretch faraway.” – Zach Tutor

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