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John Scott

 (born 1950)
John Scott is active/lives in Ontario / Canada.  John Scott is known for social realist, political theme drawings and mixed media.

Biography   John Scott


"One of the realities is that any kind of production, especially since the industrial age, is going to involve a great loss of human life. It can be said that blood is the lubricant of the modern industrial world."

John Scott, 1997

John Scott views himself as a political activist and blue-collar artist.  His work combines counterculture aesthetics of the late 1970s and the 1980s with a sociological ideology that is wary of the consequences and human cost of a capitalist ethos and economy.  Through drawings, installations and transformed objects, Scott presents an apocalyptic vision of a world ravaged by war and threatened by destruction.

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Example(s) of this artist's work:
Trans-Am Apocalypse No. 2 (1993 ) - car with primer and latex paint, incised with text from the Book of Revelations of Saint John the Evangelist, fuzzy dice.
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Canada

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