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Honoring “The Scream,” The Wrighter Blog Features Australian Artist: Tank

An Australian artist is featured on The Wrighter, talks about their work and offers their version of Munch’s iconic painting.

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May 18, 2012 - PRLog -- Artist, writer and actress, Kobina Wright’s blog, The Wrighter, is paying tribute to the sale of an iconic painting by Edvard Munch, “The Scream,” and this week featured the artist, Tank.

Born in Shepparton Victoria in 1975 contemporary artist, Tank, has been oil painting for over 15 years.  Inspired and influenced by his rural upbringing and extensive travel to over 20 countries, Tank's works often express a satirical and somewhat morose interpretation of society and human interactions.

On The Wrighter (http://www.thewrighteronline.com) Tank answers five key questions that Wright intends to ask most of the artists featured on the blog from May until the end of summer (2012).

When asked about his favorite and recent purchase, Tank replied, “A few weekends ago I bought an old black Bakelite telephone (circa 1930) from a small country market. I think it’s such an iconic object from history and I’m sure it will end up in a painting one day.”

The Wrighter is scheduled to feature one artist per week as the planned features are rolled out on the heels of the recent sell of one of Wright’s own paintings titled, “Newton’s Attraction,” which is part of her latest series of painting from the Kobiphysics series.

Wright is a California native who earned her degree from the California State University, Fullerton.  She has created several art series, including, “Fractured,”  “Cali Free,” “Eleven Twenty-Three Girl” and most recently, “Kobiphysics.”  Wright is also now a featured artist on the online gallery, America Fine Art (https://www.americafineart.org/Kobina).

Wright has also written several books, including, “50” and “A Crime And A Simplification Of Something Sublime,” the latter includes several of her sketches.  She has performed in theater productions, independent films and commercials and is currently working on a series of short films.

To read the featured post about Tank on The Wrighter, go to: http://www.thewrighteronline.com/2012/05/since-auction-of....

To view more of Tank’s work, go to: http://www.tankart.com.au/.

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