Bill Schenck has been known internationally for the past 30 plus years as one of the originators of the contemporary "Pop" western movement and an American painter who incorporates techniques from Photo-Realism with a Pop Art sensibility to both exalt and poke fun at images of the West.
"What has remained constant throughout Schenck's career is his individuality in dealing with the subject matter of the west. Using the artistic formula of classic western film direction and the photographically reliant systems of contemporary art, he has bridged two genres that resonate with the American experience. Rather than standing as an outside observer to the realities and myths of the west, Schenck is a part of the scene, figuratively and literally. From early depictions of cinematic cowboys to real-life cowboys and cowgirls to poetic reveries about the Native American existence in the Southwest, Schenck melds the real with the imagined, autobiography with fantasy."
-Julie Sasse, Chief Curator and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Tucson Museum of Art
Visit Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery for an opening reception with the artist on Saturday, April 27th from 12-2 PM. Show dates April 27 - May 11, 2013.
Location: Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery Tucson, AZ
Address: 6872 East Sunrise Drive
Telephone: (520) 722-7798 or (800) 422-9382
Gallery Hours: Monday – Saturday 10-5pm, Sunday 1-4