David Barnett (American, b. 1946)
Boston Tea Party Celebration III, 2019
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Acrylic, iridescent watercolor, and ink on watercolor paper
15 x 22.25 in
Artworks in David Barnett's 'Boston Tea Party' series present a playful vision of one of the foundational narratives of the United States. In the image, colorful tea bags outlined in black fall from above into a vibrant blue sea. Scattered all around are splatters of colorful iridescent paint, like ocean mist scattering light. Overall, this is a colorful and playful work that bridges past and present. Acrylic, iridescent watercolor, & ink on watercolor paper 15 x 22.5 inches, artwork 20.63 x 28 inches, frame Signed lower right Framed to conservation standards using archival materials including 100% rag matting, Museum Glass to protect from UV rays, and housed in gold finished wood moulding.