Decomposing Paintings

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The visual artist Valerie Hegarty, originally from Vermont and now based in New York, takes great pleasure in the destruction of painting. Her art breaks down the traditional boundary between the artwork and the canvas, as everything from wildflowers to bullet holes emerge and rupture the surface. Truly staggering.

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March 24, 2014 Art Mixed Media Painting Weird