Rick Prol - "untitled" - Pastel
About the Artist: Rick Prol
Rick Prol's work was first celebrated in the early 1980's in New York’s East Village. Edward Leffingwell called him a "Master of Gothic angst". Prol brought the seeds of his interests in a wide range of subjects and art forms-- from Shakespeare's Macbeth to Flamenco music, Martha Graham and Goya-- to take root in that era's fertile and fetid punk soil.
"A sleeping resting figure, cars piled up or with a witch driving, a woman on a bike, a cat-o-puss on a bike that has a slippery identity, sunsets, trees along a hill sloping downwards, a hill with a line of trees, pirate ships, interiors with floating metaphysical objects that obey no laws of gravity or spatial