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Paul Collins Oil Painting "Joe & Les," Late 20th Century

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Paul Collins (American, born 1936)
Joe & Les, late 20th century
Oil painting on Masonite
Signed to the lower right
Information label attached to the verso

Paul Collins is an American Realist painter and humanitarian whose works have been exhibited and collected worldwide. As a young person, he was highly influenced by a local artist who encouraged him to pursue a career in the arts. Collins’ work often focuses on marginalized people, seeking to raise awareness of social injustice by capturing and uplifting the human spirit through his art. His goal as an artist is to unite all people to rise above bigotry, racism and cultural differences to seek commonality.

Collins has served as a board member for the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts and the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Non-Violence. His works have been exhibited at the Meguro Gajoen Museum in Tokyo, Japan, Museum of African American Art, Washington DC, and Raymond Duncan Gallery, Paris, France. Collins’ work can be found in private and public collections globally.

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- embrittlement to the back of the frame; minor abrasions to the edges and surface of the frame.


50.0" W x 58.0" H x 2.0" D

- measures the frame; visible image measures 39.5" W x 47.5" H.

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