Acrylic on gessoed hardboard, 7 x 5"
Painting #225, 2014
The idea for this painting occurred last year after completing the painting Mondrian Tumbler. I can't remember if I was setting up a composition like this in my dreams, but upon waking up after a full nights' sleep, the first thing that popped in my head was, "I wonder if a Monopoly tumbler exist? Sure enough, I found a listing on eBay and immediately acquired it. It was a promotional item offered by Arby's Restaurants back in 1985. It is resting a book, The Monopoly Companion, the players' guide written by Monopoly guru Philip Orbanes. It was a fun little piece to do just in time for Christmas.
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