A colorful blimp depicting a field of flowers hovers above a dirty, impersonal colorless city. Environmental statement.

A Message

You may recognize this art from my Franklin Street Outdoor Art Sale post! This is the full piece here, entitled “A Message” and conceived by me as an environmental statement after I watched the old Charlton Heston classic “Soylent Green” for the first time.

After seeing that callous and weary depiction of a dystopian and colorless future, I envisioned a bleak city where the only suggestion of beauty and nature was found on the advertising blimp hovering above the smog. While I originally feared this blimp may be advertising a beauty that no longer exists, others have told me the blimp represents the hope we cling to by a green thread (environmentalism). I prefer their interpretation, don’t you?

A Message is available on Society6||Redbubble.

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4 thoughts on “A Message

    1. Thank you! That’s one thing I love about art…it’s not done once you’ve finished drawing or painting on it. Once it’s released out into the world, it continues changing because it enters the minds of new people and is transformed by every new pair of eyes that sees it.

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