Chicago Painter Inspired by Civil Rights Movement

Flourishing Windy City artist Adam Thomas inspired by the enthusiasm of the Black Life Make any difference movement to build a extraordinary graphic of hope overcoming despair

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up-to-date: Jul 1, 2020


Painted in extremely contrasted shades of red, white and blue oil on canvas and finished as Homosexual Delight month gives way to Fourth Of July fervor, the backlit, vaguely heart-formed cloud portrays what the painter sees as the overarching information of the conjoined civil rights struggles – loving 1 a different. 

As every single month of the 12 months 2020 heaps added fuel to quite a few a proverbial fireplace, the portray, entitled “Love Conquers Hate” was produced as a reminder that the civil rights movement is, however, not just something from a bygone era.

“There’s no superior way to be patriotic in this nation than to like Us residents. Basic and simple. All of them, as difficult as that sometimes is,” suggests Thomas. “I produced this work as a get in touch with to anyone to retain their head higher and not be disheartened. Adore will conquer dislike.”

Adam Thomas is a firmly-recognized chief in the Chicago art scene and a go-to for quite a few inside designers, with a studio and venues in his residence metropolis, as properly as The Woodman/Shimko Gallery in Provincetown, Massachusetts, dk Gallery in Marietta, Ga and JCO’s Art Haus in Los Gatos, California. He is represented by Daniel Kinkade Wonderful Art in Chicago. He has each summary and sensible collection and has been featured in several nationwide publications and television packages.

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