The Swallow, The Serpent, and The Court of Justice

 

Justice_is_fickle

 

“The Swallow, The Serpent, and The Court of Justice”

36” x 36”

Acrylic on panel

Currently showing at The Carr Center’s

Art in the City: Detroit Visionaries

This was a piece that grew in significance.  It is my prized piece in my new series of paintings that focus on my illustration techniques.  This new series of work also focuses on storytelling, and this is another Aesop fable inspired illustration of “The Swallow, The Serpent, and The Court of Justice.”

Here is the fable:

A Swallow nested on the Court of Justice. A Snake came and ate her babies. She bemoaned how she got no justice where others did.

Justice is fickle.

And here is a quick video of my talking about this painting:

 

 

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