Falls Church artist Paul Moran employs humor as a means of challenging assumptions and looking deeper, often to comic effect. His boxes display that attitude in visual form. Altering famous works of art - things we think we really know, like this Norman Rockwell self portrait - is a favorite strategy to give us that new perspective.
Dimensions: 5" x 8" x 2.5" high
Solid wood boxes with sturdy hinges and clasps are Paul's canvas. The images are decoupaged into place and the entire box is hand painted and sealed. The interior is lined with luxurious black velvet. Each Decobox is then signed, dated, and numbered on the bottom.