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Joshua Hunt

Milwaukee, WI





The Self and Society (2014-Current)

In Social Theory: Line (above) I considered the possibilities of what lines represent in our society. My interpretation was that line can be considered a symbol for separation: seen in the painting it was used to divide geographic territories (east or west) or metaphorically as people (WE). 

In Social Theory: Emphasis (above) I depicted lawn-care as something we culturally value as important. The shallow perspective within the painting was a deliberate strategy to identify material superficiality. I project associations of the American Dream (the perfect lawn, the two car garage) as things that are emphasized as culturally substantial but in reality are a shallow facade.