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“BAD PAINTING” BY PETER SAUL

by Ariadna Zierold

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San Francisco-based painter Peter Saul is one of the forefathers of Pop Art. Known for his aggressive and colorful cartoonish paintings satirizing American culture’s early use of pop-culture cartoon references in the late 1950s and early 1960s has earned him the title of a Pop Art founding father, and to date, he has realized over 800 paintings throughout his career.

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“Bad things make me laugh just as often as good things which is the wrong attitude. But my excuse is this has been my art style for over 55 years, so I get to keep doing it.”

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