Gettysburg address, The Civil War that never ends

“…testing whether that nation or any nation… can long endure.”

24”x30” plexi, synthetic polymer, copper, glass, ash, iron, dust, china marker resin, found objects in steel frame.

The title of this painting is taken from Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address delivered at the dedication of the cemetery there on November 9, 1863, 4 months after the battle that killed over 58,000 soldiers in three days.