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Country Music Done Changed - Cowboy with Guitar Original Paper Collage

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Country Music Done Changed - Cowboy with Guitar Original Paper Collage

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Description

Original paper collage features a cowboy wearing a chain stitched embroidery western jacket featuring birds, cacti and floral details with acoustic guitar in hand. Contemporary Western art merges paper collage with painting and ink transfer techniques.

Limited Series -- More Info
  • Title: Country Music Done Changed (Collage)
  • Medium: vintage papers, ink transfer, and acrylic on wood
  • Size: 49.75" H x 37.75" W (framed)
  • Frame: hand-assembled metallic-brown float frame
  • Hardware: ready to hang with wire on back

The Story

If you thought Gram Parsons Nudie Suit was dope (literally and figuratively), check out this dude's threads. The inspiration for this fellow comes from my studio music which tends to be wide ranging but has its roots in country, psychedelic, blues, and bluegrass. Songs ranging from Captain Beefheart's 'Shiny Beast Bat Chain Puller' to Eddie Noack's 'Psycho' to the Byrds 'Wasn't Born to Follow' to....well, you get the picture. This piece is entitled 'Country Music Done Changed' and is a commentary on the riffs between classic country and new country music in the late 60's/early 70's in Nashville. Many of the old school and established musicians were taking sides, either for or against the hippies and newer outlaw musicians such as Parsons and some fellow named Waylon....