Paintings > Mom and Dad

oil painting of man in suit and coat falling through space by artist Lori Markman
Ronald Markman Falls Into His 90th Birthday
Oil On Canvas
48 inches x 48 inches
2005

This painting expresses my feelings of seeing my father age, my sense of him falling into his own mortality, with the rememberance of his youth, and a touch of the absurdity that he too felt upon finding himself in that strange and ineluctable place.


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