Famous published hyperrealism painting Vortex by Denis Peterson shown at Plus One Gallery


  • Painting Series:
    The Wall
  • Media:
    Acrylics and Oils
  • Painting Method:
    Airbrush/Glazed Layers
  • Substrate:
    38"x58" Stretched Canvas
  • Signed Prints/Edition 50:
    6 Available
  • Past Exhibitions:
    Galleries, Museums, Books

  • The story behind the image:

    I didn't observe when he surreptitiously pulled out a liquor bottle until back in the studio. His status in life, his paper crown, his soft human demeanor all seemed in conflict with the harsh granite wall and contradictory restaurant environment in the background. Three years later while discussing Vortex with a friend, he literally walked up to me.

    I will never forget him, and suspect, neither should you.

    Preparatory Drawings and Watercolors: AVAILABLE