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 oil painting of screaming woman mountains road fire sky and clouds by artist Lori Markman
The Accident, No. 2: This Road's For You
Oil On Canvas
36 inches x 48 inches
2001

This painting represents the moment after the car hit me and sent my car looping in a large circle across the freeway, speeding completely out of my control. I was clutching the steering wheel, pressing on the brakes and screaming, but my car seemed to have a mind and a life of its on. Even in that moment of time, I felt there was something comical about the whole situation. I remember thinking that it felt just like Toad's Wild Ride at Disneyland, but, unfortunately, I knew it was real. I love the humor and the wild extravagance of this piece. The white figure of fate is no longer white, but a more ominous dark color..

The painting is unframed.

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