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The Art of Keith Weesner
If you want to see a genuinely creative contemporary artist tapping into the history of American car culture, you could do a lot worse than to check out the work of Keith Weesner.
Of all the brushmen currently carrying forward the flame of hot rod culture, he’s doing the work with the most depth.
Playing with the clichés without throwing the baby out with the bath water, there’s a real sense of texture to his airbrush work. Obtuse references and allusions to fine art are all there.
But best of all he underlines the perennial association with California, cars and girls.
Power to his line.
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