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Welcome to world of Colorado artist Richard Dean Van Vliet (pronounced Van VLEET). His profound, intense art is representative of the Baby Boomer generation and a critical time in American history, art, and music, the nineteen-sixties psychedelic era and the Visionary Art Movement. While drawing some from the Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism and even Pop Art movements of the earlier twentieth centoury, Van Vliet's work forges a fresh spirit into the nineteen-eighties and up through to today.
"I like to tell a story within stories, as a chapter in a book, as a painting within paintings. I find influence from Hieronymus Bosch, Salvador Dali, H.R. Giger, and M.C. Escher brought to contemporary time. I like to create multiple stories within multiple dimensions and perspectives. The zone between the conscious and subconscious, where positive space turns to negative space and vice versa. I superimpose these images into a separate reality. I think of them as Mindscapes, the merging of the physical and psychological. Landscapes of symbolic meaning transcending into meditation or zen are what I try to convey."
Over forty years of work to choose from, a legacy of the 1960's and 1970's to today, many inspired by Southwest scapes and Rocky Mountain vistas, others come from inner travels, and some go almost extraterrestrial. Van Vliet's covers traditional abstract to fantasy landscape to absolute chaos (and some all of the above)! While a few of his pop art pieces could be on a Keith Moon drumset or t-shirt, other oil enamel pieces could adorn a Hunter S. Thompson story, while still others take you to far away and maybe inner fantasy realms.
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