Xanadu Gallery | Scottsdale, AZ*

Dave Newman - "Land of Broken Promises"

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Artist: Dave Newman
Title: Land of Broken Promises
Medium: Acrylic/Mixed Media
Dimensions: 26"h x 18"w

"Land of Broken Promises" showcases a mixed media composition that centers around the portrait of a Native American person. The person is clad in traditional attire, featuring a feather headdress that symbolizes significance in their culture. The individual's gaze is directed to the side, which gives the portrait a reflective and solemn mood. Surrounding the central image are various elements that add to the artwork's layered and textured appearance, such as patterns evoke tribal designs, segments of metal signage, and bolts which provide an industrial contrast to the organic portrait. Additionally, colorful beadwork is incorporated. The use of vibrant colors, notably reds, blues, and yellows, juxtaposed with the weathered textures, creates a rich visual tapestry that pays homage to the heritage and history of the portrayed individual. The overall effect is a striking and emotive piece through an assemblage of evocative materials and imagery.