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Todd Brainard

 (20/21st century)
Todd Brainard is active/lives in California.  Todd Brainard is known for landscape painting.

Todd Brainard

Artist Statement

Ostensibly, Todd Brainard paints what we like to call The Landscape - that pervasive envelope of realism that all of us move about within, yet possess very differing opinions regarding what it is and what to do with it. And although our perceptive dissonance is deafening, landscape surrounds us inexorably and can’t be ignored. Accordingly, Brainard’s paintings are wrought with that same stuff of conflict and compromise, wryly packaged as landscapes for our consideration.

Brainard conjures vistas of transitional spaces, where the seemingly natural environment and the built-up-by-humans world collide. The contradictory elements are obvious but pertinent: wetlands, oil pumps, tract homes, open land, bucolic canyo  ...  Displaying 750 of 2123 characters.

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