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Dave Newman - "Batteries & Raven"

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Artist: Dave Newman
Title: Batteries & Raven
Medium: Acrylic/Mixed Media
Dimensions: 18"h x 18"w

"Batteries & Raven" features a collage of various elements to create a vibrant landscape. At the center, a large black raven is perched atop a boulder. Behind the raven is a dilapidated building with painted letting on its facade. The structure is set in a desert-like scene with patches of grass, and a saguaro cactus to the right adds to the Southwestern atmosphere. The background consists of a vivid blue sky with fluffy, cumulus clouds scattered throughout, contributing to the dramatic yet serene ambiance. The collage incorporates decorative tile motifs along the edges, with yellow and red accents that frame the composition. In the upper right corner, a whimsical touch is added with a tepee, and a classic car. The mixing of natural, architectural, and unexpected features creates a dreamlike quality, inviting viewers to ponder the connections and narratives that tie these disparate images together.