• The Smithy Gallery

    5 monthes ago - By Robin Rosenthal's Paintings

    I'm pleased to announce that I've been invited to participate in the group show "Earthly Possessions" at the Smithy Gallery in Cooperstown, NY this summer. Among the paintings of mine selected was The Things We Carry.
    The Things We Carry, an oil painting montage of 8 women's purses surrounding an image of symbolic purse contents, was inspired by the book “The Things They Carried” by Tim O'Brien. In the book Mr. O'Brien writes about the Vietnam War, it's aftermath, and what the soldiers actually carried in their backpacks and the emotions they carried both during and after the war. After...
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