Michael Fitts Oil Painting on Found Metal Sheet "Wall Phone"
An oil painting on a found metal sheet titled Wall Phone by highly regarded artist Michael Fitts, dated 2014. Utilizing trompe l’oeil to appear realistic, the work depicts a wall-mounted rotary dial phone. To the lower left corner, the piece is initialed by the artist in black paint. To the verso, the work is titled, signed, and labeled with descriptive information by the artist in black paint. Presented without a frame. Fitts is known for his realistic oil paintings on scrap metal of common popular culture items. For more information, please refer to the link below.
- note that there are areas of rust, calcium accretions, and a dime-sized rust hole to the metal; the metal is a found object and the “damage” is an intentionally kept and desired element by the artist.