Xanadu Gallery | Scottsdale, AZ*

Dave Newman - "Desert Cactus Guitar"

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  • Regular price $2,150.00

Artist: Dave Newman
Title: Desert Cactus Guitar
Medium: Mixed Media
Dimensions: 39"h x 15"w

"Desert Cactus Guitar" shows a repurposed 12-string guitar with detailed artwork covering its body. The artwork features a desert landscape complete with various species of cacti, succulents, and desert flora. The colors used in the artwork are warm, showcasing different shades of greens, yellows, and oranges, giving a sunset-like feel to the desert environment. The guitar's sound hole is surrounded by a cluster of brightly colored prickly pears, adding a pop of color to the center of the instrument. The fretboards are adorned with vintage toy train tracks, contrasting the natural dark coloring and inlays of the guitar's neck and the silver tuning pegs.