Posts Tagged ‘Smokey the Bear’

Tonight in Art: James Rosenquist at the Corcoran

Artist James Rosenquist began his career as a billboard painter, painting characters like Smokey the Bear on signs and the sides of buildings. Ironically, after decades of critical and commercial success making billboard-sized paintings that reside in all of the world’s major collections, Rosenquist’s Florida studio burned last April, destroying millions of dollars worth of [...]