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Flying in the Face of History

Flying in the Face of History Painting

Flying in the Face of History, Acrylic on panel painting by Kevin Grass, 38" x 38," 2014.

 

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Flying in the Face of History is an acrylic on panel painting by Florida artist Kevin Grass that looks at today's young people who don't aspire to be as impressive as some of history's greatest figures, but instead prefer to receive applause for things they already know how to do. The oversized young man on the tricycle seems incongruous, but it is the humor of the situation that lets viewers look at the painting long enough to notice the busts of historical figures such as George Washington, Julius Caesar, and Caesar Augustus in the composition. It begs the question: do many young people these days have the ambition to make their mark on history in the way some of these great figures of that past have done? Or are they stuck in a cycle where they prefer to receive recognition for the kinds of feats that they have already mastered?

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Flying in the Face of History is an artwork by realism artist Kevin Grass that looks at today's young people who don't aspire to be as impressive as some of history's greatest figures, but instead prefer to receive applause for things they already know how to do. 

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