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"Wino" is an original, signed acrylic mixed media painting on a standard canvas by Citrus County Florida artist Michael Arnold.

We have all known someone who has struggled with addiction in their lives. It’s interesting to note that lives can be changed by a substance advertised in our local media and peddled at convenience stores. The background of the painting is made from a liquor ad that I cut out of the newspaper and glued to the canvas. I used the red in the background to symbolize both the spilled wine and the lost soul of the "wino." The extra-large clothes were intentional. I wanted to convey him as someone who cared little about outward appearance, living on the fringe of society. A person swallowed up by his clothes--swallowed up by life and his excesses




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Origin

Designed and created by Michael Arnold in 2008. This piece is copyrighted and cannot be duplicated without express permission from the artist.

Information

"Wino" is an original signed mixed media painting on canvas by award winning artist Michael Arnold.

Materials

canvas, acrylic paint, newprint

Dimensions

20" X 24"(measurement is in inches and is measured width x height)

Considerations

This original mixed media and acrylic painting is on a quality canvas. The sides are not painted and it needs to be hung with a frame.

Made with Love

"Art for me is a creative release, therefore I have no boundaries in my work. I work on what moves me spiritually, visually and creatively."