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Paintings by Shawn Huckins

Shawn Huckins, Because He Has Swag And Knows How To Wear His Pants: Daniel Verplanck, 2012 acrylic on canvas

Selected paintings from The American __tier series by Shawn Huckins (2013)

Selected paintings from The American __tier series by Shawn Huckins

Shawn Huckins, Isaac Royall's Comment: What The Fuck?, 2012

Shawn Huckins, "Isaac Royall's Comment: What The Fuck?" – "An American revolution" series

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Shawn Huckins, Colonel Julius A. Andrews' Extended What, acrylic on canvas, 42 x 34 in

Shawn Huckins

Elizabeth Garland: Do You Understand That I'm Ignoring You Because You're Being An Asshole?

Shawn Huckins - Young Girl with Dog and Bird: Sorry To Tell You But…

Shawn Huckins - Young Girl with Dog and Bird: Sorry To Tell You But…

In his newest series The American _tier, artist Shawn Huckins explores 19th century American paintings in context of 21st century slang. After replicating paintings by hand, he superimposes text-messaging pop culture jargon with white paint – no photoshop involved here! The juxtaposition of old and new begs the question: what would our founding fathers think of present day lexicons!?

The American __tier

The American __tier by Shawn Huckins. century American paintings in context of century slang.

Shawn Huckins, Mrs. Alexander Cumming: Don’t Go There, Girlfriend, 2012

Alexander Cumming: Don’t Go There, Girlfriend, 2012

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