F Scott Hess
F. Scott Hess is active/lives in California, Maryland. F Scott Hess is known for narrative painting-societal themes, religion.
Biography F. Scott Hess
F. Scott Hess (b. 1955-) is a narrative realist painter whose work
explores the themes of alienation, identity, loss, family, sex, and
popular culture. Hess frequently works in series.
The Hours of the Day (1995-2001), a six-year project based on the medieval Book of Hours, features twenty-four paintings, each one representing a single hour of the day. Hess's series, The Seven Laughters of God,
is based on an Egyptian creation myth, and depicts a young man's
journey from struggling artist to art world hero, a twenty-first
century update of William Hogarth's A Rake's Progress (1753).
Hess graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in
1977. Two years later he m
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