Saturday, September 11, 2010
Another Iconic Image
Artist: Krista Hasson
As I child growing up, railroads made a great impact in our country. The image of huge locomotives represented the dynamic power of a country on the move. There was even a time when an artistic image of a great locomotive was on the face of one of the paper currencies.
Then, as time passed, the role of the railroad began to decline, and Canada searched for other images - space arms and CN towers.
Here we find, artist Krista Hasson capturing the image of the railroad in decay. Her painting is not just a statement of the times but its a solid representation of life today.
To see this image and other's on Krista's website, please click here.
Or you may wish to check out Krista's blog at this link.http://whatskristapaintingnow.blogspot.com/
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