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Forces oil on canvas Size: 180x122cm

Two years ago, I had featured Joel Rea’s oil paintings. And just recently he launched an explosive new collection with dramatic scenes and titles, such as “Forces” (at top), “Edge of the World,” “Rise of the Captured,” and more. If you take a look at his website, you will see other examples—one a reenactment of Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper,” and another inspired by Moses’ crossing of the Red Sea.

 A New Day A New Day oil on canvas Size: 175x122cm Edge of the World oil on canvas Size: 100x100cm A New Day oil on canvas Size: 175x122cm Joel Rea's painting
Artwork and photo © Joel Rea

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May 12, 2013 Art Painting