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Patrick Fatica: Pop Culture Themed & Somber Art

Any fans of pop culture TV shows the likes of Lost, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Parks & Recreation and The X-Files are in for a treat. Artist Patrick Fatica, has a talent for capturing my favorite¬† characters in his paintings.¬† The image above is Patrick’s rendition of Jack Nicholson’s character, Jack Torrance, in The Shining. In this piece, as in many of Patrick Fatica’s pieces, I am drawn to the storytelling he accomplishes through the character’s eyes. The eyes are a well of unanswered questions that draw you into Patrick’s work, leaving you admiring the details and searching for answers.

Patrick recreates Bill Murray’s coy expression in the painting, Bill Murray – Clown. His raised brows and tight lips leave the observer uncertain of whether Bill is passing judgement, confused, withholding information or trying to prevent himself from bursting into a fit of laughter.Ron Swanson frowns at your lack of bacon in disdain. The title of this piece is “I once worked with a guy for three years and never learned his name – Best friend I ever had – We still never talk sometimes.”“Welcome to Sunnydale” is a reference to the location of the TV show Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

Lamb Ears Painting in progressSketch in progressZombie Wallet CaseWith Berry Breath and Razor Wit She Destroyed Me

 

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