Wayne White

We Peered Down Its Dark Layers #8230, 2002

Wayne White (American, born 1957), We Peered Down Its Dark Layers #8230, 2002, acrylic on offset lithograph, 28 x 39 in. Schwartz Art Collection, Harvard Business School, 2002.17.

"Manipulating thrift store lithographs of landscapes by adding painted architecturally driven text, I create work which vacillates between the serious and the ridiculous. Interested in exploring the easy, escapist nature of these 'ready-made' personal blend of screwball surrealism and humor. My text, rendered in monumental letters, runs the gamut from vivid pop cultural descriptions to post-modern observations on art to colloquialisms about the American South."—Wayne White