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Fred Martin at the Art Foundry Gallery

March 12-April 30, 2011

The walk through the exhibition continues with the right side wall of the main gallery...

 


dated 4/11/95. Tarot XV, Devil
Acrylic on paper, 68 x 44 inches.

Catalog note:
"
The Devil is the hunger you feed with your desire: the poison that feels so good until it kills you and then itís gone."

 


#4, January 2011. Tarot XIII, Death.
Acrylic on paper, 40 x 27 inches.

Catalog note:
"S'nuff said"
 

#2, February 2011. Tarot X, Wheel of Fortune.
Acrylic on paper, 40 x 27 inches.

Catalog note:
"The Wheel of Fortune is the chase for gold, pride, power and glory, a delusion spinning in your face. Time turns, what went up must come down. The sun is forever."
 

And so on into the high gallery itself...

 


dated 2/2/95. Tarot IV, The Emperor
Acrylic on paper, 68 x 44 inches.

Catalog note:
"
The Emperor is the ruler man
of a world of force,
deception and conquest.
"

 


dated 3/16/95. Tarot VIII, Justice
Acrylic on paper, 68 x 44 inches.

Catalog note:
"
In the cards Justice is blind, carrying scales and a sword. You will know her when you see her.
Hope sheís on your side.
"

 


L to R: Tarot VIII, Justice; Tarot XI, Chariot; Tarot VI, Lovers.
(See left and below)

L to R: Tarot XI, Chariot; Tarot VI, Lovers.

dated 3/7/95. Tarot XI, The Chariot.
Acrylic on paper, 68 x 44 inches.

Catalog note:
"
The Chariot is your triumphal car
until you are dumped in the dirt
like everyone else.
"

 


dated 1/19/95. Tarot VI, The Lovers.
Acrylic on paper, 68 x 44 inches.

Catalog note:
"
In the cards itís the problem of choice
between marrying for money or marrying for love;
for you itís a promise in blood beyond rich and poor, sickness and health, all the way to the heartbreak of death.
"

 


 

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