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Tower of Babbit by HDPotwin

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36" X 28" Oil on Canvas Featured on FB Homepage, Hand painted or Drawn Buildings and Architecture
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The Tower of Babbit was inspired by the book “Babbitt” by Sinclair Lewis in 1922 which is in part a tale of conformity and success during a period of expansive growth in America of “Modern Business”. This idea was grafted to the myth of the Tower of Babel. It becomes a morality painting of hubris and concludes with the old saw, what comes up must come down.
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conceptual, humankind, humor, oil, tower

Many of my paintings, still lifes, landscapes, underwater scenes are meant to be eye candy. I sometimes feel that perhaps my style is too broad, but I am not a one trick pony.

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  • Tollwut
    Tollwutalmost 6 years ago

    GREAT!

  • HDPotwin
    HDPotwinalmost 6 years ago

    Thanks! So glad you like it :D Cathy J.

  • theyellowfury
    theyellowfuryalmost 6 years ago

    Proper professional effort-art. Fantastic.

  • Thanks for the great compliments on Davids work!- Cathy Jones

    – HDPotwin

  • Jen Cannella
    Jen Cannellaalmost 6 years ago

    Amazing talent and portfolio!

  • Jen- thank you so very much- David will really appreciate your comments!- Cathy Jones

    – HDPotwin

  • Mark Ramstead
    Mark Ramsteadalmost 6 years ago

    Brilliant! A great theme…

  • thank you MtnMan!- Cathy Jones

    – HDPotwin

  • Martina Stroebel
    Martina Stroebelalmost 6 years ago

    amazing!! i love it!

  • So happy you like it! Thanks for the comments on Davids painting Martina! :D – Cathy Jones

    – HDPotwin

  • msflip
    msflipalmost 6 years ago

    This reminds me of the Tower tarot card. Very cool!!

  • I didn’t even think of the Tower tarot card, but I see what you mean! Thanks for the kind words- Cathy Jones

    – HDPotwin

  • ArtPearl
    ArtPearlalmost 6 years ago

    Captivating. I’m impressed by the details as wel as the overall idea, well done.

  • Thanks ArtPearl! David and I both appreciate your comments!- Cathy J.

    – HDPotwin

  • Robert Burton
    Robert Burtonalmost 6 years ago

    Your portfolio is outstanding and your work inspiring. Wow.

  • Robert, thank you thank you thank you! David will love reading your compliments on his work!- Cathy Jones

    – HDPotwin

  • sowhat
    sowhatalmost 6 years ago

    Amazing! Love the perspective.

  • Sowhat- thank you so very much! My brother and I both appreciate your kind words!- Cathy Jones

    – HDPotwin

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