“You’re painting this with a palette full of colors,” said Paul D’Agostino, director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Museum of Contemporary Art.
“It’s going to be a challenge for a lot of people.
But I really think it will be really satisfying.”
D’Agos, who was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2005 for his work on “The American Artist” by the Academy of Art, said he hopes the exhibit will bring together artists from all walks of life, and highlight the beauty of life.
“The American artist is a universal person, and this is a moment to recognize and celebrate the diversity of the American painter,” D’Aguostino said.
“If you’re painting on the side of a road, you’re doing it because it’s beautiful and you have a beautiful perspective.”
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