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OCMA Triennial: Painter John Bankston's coloring book aesthetics go deep

by Kevin Ferguson | Off-Ramp®

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Ready? (2011, Oil on linen) John Bankston/Courtesy of Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco

In Newport Beach at the Orange County Museum of Art there's a new group show: the California Pacific Triennial, focusing on artists who live and work in and around the Pacific Ocean. You've already heard from curator Dan Cameron and installation artist Danial Nord.

Off-Ramp Producer Kevin Ferguson also talked with San Francisco painter John Bankston. Bankston creates massive, novelistic paintings drawing from fantasy, autobiography, coloring books. Take a listen, and if you want, find out even more about Bankston in this video produced by Georgia Pacific's Watching Hands project:

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