INFERNO
ANCHOR POINT PAINTING SERIES
FIRESTORM DRAWING SERIES

THIS INFERNO SERIES CONSISTS OF TWO DISTINCT GROUPS OF WORK:

 

THE FIRST GROUP ARE PAINTINGS ON CANVAS TITLED INFERNO: ANCHOR POINT, A TERM MEANING A METHOD OF ATTACK USED BY FIREFIGHTERS WHEN CREATING A FIRE LINE.  THESE PAINTINGS IN FULL COLOR SUGGEST THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUMAN INTERVENTION AND THE EPIC GRANDEUR OF A FIRE STORM

 

IN THE SECOND GROUP, TITLED INFERNO: FIRE STORM, DUCE CREATED DRAWINGS IN CHARCOAL AND CHALK ON PAPER.

THESE DRAWINGS PRODUCED EXCLUSIVELY IN BLACK AND WHITE WITH A HINT OF COLOR EMPHASIZE THE MAJESTIC VISUAL QUALITY OF A FIRE STORM IN MASSIVE BILLOWING SMOKE CLOUDS THAT ENGULF OUR EVER DECREASING FORESTED LAND 

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