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    Nero Could Turn on a Dime

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    Price: 13.82 USD
    Contact c: (413) 244-6373
    sam.roussi45@gmail.com
    @samroussiartist
    18 Tekoa Terrace
    Westfield, MA 01085
    www.samroussi.com
    Added 2017-06-08 04:57:16
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    I paint with acrylic and powdered pigment on either unstretched canvas (tapestry style) or on 100% rag, museum board. The compositions are a theatrical juxtaposition of shapes, colors and marks. Each painting emerges organically as the initial random marks eventually form into clusters of compositional dilemmas. It is in this process of negotiating with the visual dissonance that I find things out, and move forward.

    My inspiration was found over thirty years ago when I came across an illustration in the Webster’s dictionary that depicted a chart of hobo icons. This code system of marks was widely used by Depression era hobos. The marks informed other migrants seeking work about an area’s condition both bad and good. It was their visual language for survival. At few strokes spoke volumes.

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    Name of Artist: Soteris Sam Roussi
    Width (inches): 48"
    Height (inches): 72”
    Country: United States
    Media: Acrylic
    Painting Style: Nonrepresentational / Abstract

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