PAUL CADMUS,Vintage Americana,Vintage Prints for Sale Aspects of Suburban Life – Polo Spill by PAUL CADMUS

Aspects of Suburban Life – Polo Spill by PAUL CADMUS

PAUL CAMBUS - ASPECTS OF SUBURBAN LIFE -POLO SPILLAspects of Suburban Life – Polo Spill BY PAUL CADMUS

 

CADMUS WAS WELL TAUGHT. He is a pupil of Joseph Pennell, Auerbach-Levy, Charles Locke, and Jared French.

His work throbs with native genius controlled carefully learned lessons. Cadmus’ style is his own, or at least he has his own shrines at to worship. Polo Spill, a print made

after the original mural in the American legation building at Ottawa, Canada,

is medieval in style and fiavor. The caricature, the violence of the attitudes,

the stylized glory from the heavens-all derive from Durer and Schongauer.

 

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But there is something here, much indeed, that is not merely derived.

There is an innate appreciation for the dramatic moment,

a sense of the tragicomic, and a flair for effective extravaganza.

 

All these are, of course, allied to his preoccupation with violence,

and tend to hallmark his work, which is in danger of becoming

stereotyped because of the excessive  narrowness of his traditional sources.

of keeping the the climactic intention, and. comes off. There is no

doubt that the lavishness of the ste business is humorously piled

on to make something of a burlesque out the entire situation.

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