Clowning around

Mike Boyle
Mar 2, 2013 10:43PM

I'm not sure why clowns have shown up in so many works of art for so many decades, perhaps even for centuries. In virtually every medium or movement, clowns are there -- funny, sad, absurd, sometimes menacing, sometimes all of the above. Here are just a few!


Mike Boyle
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Jenna Gribbon, Luncheon on the grass, a recurring dream, 2020. Jenna Gribbon, April studio, parting glance, 2021. Jenna Gribbon, Silver Tongue, 2019