Key West Banyon Tree
by Jack Baron, 1926-2005
Acrylic on canvas 2002
24" x 36"
Jack's exuberant paintings of Key West life and light continue to make us smile. More than a pointillist, he embraced polka dots as an organizing principle in all his paintings.
"There is an overpowering sense of joy that seems to glaze many of his works," said Key West Museum of Art & History at the Custom House Executive Director Claudia Pennington, who mounted his last major show.
We shall miss Jack Baron, one of our favorite Florida folk artists. Jack Baron was 78.