David Barnett (American, b. 1946)
Boston Tea Party with White Tea Bag, 2019
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Acrylic, iridescent watercolor, & ink on watercolor paper; signed lower right
15 x 22 in
Artworks in David Barnett's 'Boston Tea Party' series present a playful vision of one of the foundational narratives of the United States. In the image, colorful teabags outlined in black fall from above into a vibrant blue sea. Scattered all around are splatters of colorful iridescent paint, like ocean mist scattering light. Overall, this is a colorful and playful work that bridges past and present. Acrylic, iridescent watercolor, & ink on watercolor paper 15 x 22 inches, artwork 25.5 x 32.75 inches, frame Signed lower right Framed to conservation standards using archival materials including 100 percent rag matting, Museum Glass to reduce glare and inhibit fading, and housed in an oak reverse ogee moulding.