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    Terrence Payne: My Mushroom Cloud Will Look Like Flowers (detail)

Check out these stunning typographic artworks by Terrence Payne

Posted by James Cartwright,

Following on in the great American tradition of painting enormous slogans into beautiful pieces of art (think Ed Ruscha and Wayne White) is Minneapolis artist Terrence Payne. Terrence’s richly detailed oil pastel works incorporate typographic messages, buried within candy-stripe patterns and formed from lovingly rendered fabrics, making him a much needed addition to an art world that so often leaves the hard graft to studio hands.

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    Terrence Payne: Candy Armadillos

  • Knots

    Terrence Payne: Knots

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    Terrence Payne: I Will See The Future And It Will Be Stupid

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    Terrence Payne: Mushroom Clouds (detail)

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    Terrence Payne: My Mushroom Cloud Will Look Like Flowers

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    Terrence Payne: Ready Or Not

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    Terrence Payne: You Can Live Forever

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    Terrence Payne: Tug On My Shroud


Posted by James Cartwright

James started out as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our two editors. He oversees Printed Pages magazine and content wise has a special interest in graphic design and illustration. He also runs our online shop Company of Parrots and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.