Cleanup underway at Enbridge pump station following oil spill in Herschel, Saskatchewan (Ruined Landscape)

Marc Adonato

Oil on canvas
Framed, 8"x10" (15" x 17")

100 years ago Tom Thompson and artists in ‘The Group of Seven’ made a name for themselves painting the pristine Canadian landscape. 100 years later, I’ve created contemporary artworks that reflects the new Canadian landscape. In this ongoing painting series, I ‘hijack’ vintage, mass-produced, Bob Ross-style landscape paintings found in thrift stores and antique shops, and I paint in hazmat cleanup crews and man-made environmental disasters. Many of the titles are appropriated from actual news headlines from real accidents that have occurred throughout the Canadian landscape.

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Highest Bid : CAD350.00 (8 bids)
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