Black Powder

United States

Size: 32 H x 27 W x 0.1 in

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Art Description

Collage: Paper and Gouache on Paper.

Black Powder is a piece of cut paper collage art using images found in vintage magazines and other ephemera that are then dry adhered to paper with a gel medium and augmented with gouache. The original image is roughly 27 inches wide by 32 inches tall (not including matte and frame) and was completed in December 2017. This piece deals with militarism and race as well as the history of gun violence in American culture.

Keywords: Joe Castro, Poster, Gun Control, Violence, War, Mixed Media, Collage, Dark, Design, Graphic, Guns, Military

Subjects: People

Styles: Pop Art, Surrealism, Street Art, Illustration, Photorealism

Mediums: Paper, Gouache

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