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Mainstreamed 30 inch by 40 inch oil on stretched canvas $900 click on image.
Description about the painting:
This painting is about a young Deaf student being mainstreamed to a hearing school. Deaf students taken to mainstreaming takes away their Deaf mind when the Deaf schools closed down. ASL is embraced by this Deaf person. This is a second version of the original 'Deaf Values Taken.' This painting focuses the primary color on the ASL where a young Deaf student and the background is monochrome: isolation and depression. This painting is inspired by Picasso's painting The Old Guitarist.
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Nancy Rourke paintings copyright. 2011
Last updated October 3, 2011