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Black Cat - Mountain

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Hallie Ford Museum of Art

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George Johanson, a major Oregon modernist, painted this work in response to the eruption of Mount Saint Helen's in 1980. The fiery palette, sense of flickering light, air-borne cat and streamer, funnels of smoke from the cigarette and fire from the mountain, and the precariously balanced eggs on the window ledge and ruler all suggest the seemingly perilous coexistence of nature and

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Acrylic paintings, Animals, Breasts, Cats, Cities & towns, Cityscape paintings, Cityscapes, Clouds, Fire, Interiors, Mountains, Nudes, Oil paintings, Paintings, Rivers, Tables, Volcanic eruptions, Volcanoes, Women

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