Artwork #95

Curtis Griffin


Spray paint and oil on canvas, 2018

The duality between polarizing ideas has often been a subject of mine. In this painting my intentions were twofold. One was to portray the bravery and dedication given to the citizens of any nation by their military. It is not a sacrifice to be overlooked or undermined. The other was to remove the soldier from a recognizable battlefield to ask the question, what is the actual target of war?