Larry Caveney: Super Freaks

Caveney will be exhibiting an array of abstracted superheroes and villains in his solo show at Sparks Gallery.

ARTIST STATEMENT:
“As males in the world or art world, we have a tendency to maintain our own position of power or that persona of power or youth, where in reality it’s lost to time and gravity. The piece speaks to that false facade. That’s why I use the idea of ‘the artist as fool’ in most of my work. Basically I poke fun at my own self, Super Heroes/cartoons that I studied in comic books. As a white male, in this state of culture, I think that’s all I have to work with… that and humility. The fool is the placement of matter that threatens reality. At the same time, the fool sacrifices himself while defining the difference between the concepts of right and wrong by acting as the fool. It’s a device that functions as a pressure release within the context of a ‘civilized’ community. Where in reality it’s lost to time and gravity. These works speak to that false facade. That’s why I use the idea of ‘the artist as fool’ in most of my work. This collection of paintings is based on principles of using familiar imagery (codified) and cracking it out to reveal other truths within an analogue approach to color.” –Caveney

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Batman and Robin Running

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 35 x 25 in

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Batman Portrait

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 26 x 28 in

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Boy Wonder

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 22 x 26 in

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Captain America

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 30 x 21 in

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Double Captain America

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 33 x 14 in

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Flash with Dirty Nose

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 17 x 21 in

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Ironman #1

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 28 x 21 in

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Ironman 2

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 26 x 28 in

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Jack Nicholson Joker

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 16 x 21 in

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Joker

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 29 x 23 in

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Large Batman Portrait

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 32.5 x 40 in

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Large Wonder Woman

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 26 x 36 in

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Loki

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 31 x 32 in

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Red Skull

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 26 x 34 in

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Reeves Superman

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Dimensions: 21 x 30 in

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Robin Drip

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 22 x 31 in

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Spiderman Portrait

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 23 x 25 in

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Splatter Wonder Woman

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 17 x 22 in

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Superman Breaking Chains

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 23 x 26 in

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Superman Underwater

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 24 x 30 in

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Thor

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 26 x 39 in

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Wonder Woman with Liz

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 25 x 30 in

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WonderWoman Badass

Artist: Larry Caveney

Medium: Acrylic

Dimensions: 26 x 31 in

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