Looking for Loved Ones (Destruction of the Giant Wal-Mart Town)

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
Pencil and pastel on paper
36 x 24 inches
Collection of
Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Two works on paper devoted to 9/11 have humor woven through them: 9/11: Interrupting the Morning News is painted with brewed—coffee washes (as if spilled in shock), while Looking for Loved Ones: Destruction of the Giant Wal-Mart Town conflates two of American capitalism’s most visible symbols, New York and Wal-Mart.