Wednesday, November 17, 2010
First off, let me just say that it's pieces like this that make dropping all my originals into the letterbox, unsure of their fate, all worth while.
Allison Sommers' paintings and sculptures generally feature suggestive and grotesque anthropomorphic scenes. However, for Mailbag Art Museum, she chose to paint something a bit more tame, although equally enjoyable. I love the humor of this piece and the fact that she used both the question as well as her answer as a basis for the subject matter. In truth, that is the real purpose of having the questions there; to provide inspiration if it's needed.
Question: What is your favorite section of the zoo?
Answer: The Break Room.