fragile horizons on artbomb today

Up for auction today on ARTBOMB:

An aerial view of the Alberta oil sands, this is a different kind of Canadian landscape. There is something strangely beautiful about the way the earth has been damaged to extract oil, so I asked David Dodge of Green Energy Futures if I could re-interpret one of his photographs as a landscape painting, and this is the result: both compelling and disturbing.

This painting was exhibited once, at the prestigious Painting on the Edge exhibition, and hasn’t seen the light of day since. The auction closes at 11pm Eastern and 8pm Pacific. To bid:

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