LIBERTY


Copper carbonate (bronze patina), enamel on canvas


200 x 200cm


Michael Croft 2015



Welcome to the US of A...

 

..but 'the wretched refuse of teeming shores' need not apply.


I once wrote: I resent the aesthetic perfection of [Liberty]. The symmetry, the pleasingness of the bronze patina, the absolute beauty is nauseating....but I let it live.


..but now I understand the fragility of ideology.

Statue of Liberty


LIBERTY. Bronze patina (copper carbonate), enamel on canvas. 2015. 150x150cm. Michael Croft. Painting. /art/
LIBERTY. Copper carbonate (bronze patina), enamel on canvas. 2015. 200x200cm Michael Croft