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This book is a collection of drawings, paintings, collages and photographs by the artist Charles R. Lister. Featured in this book are examples of the artist's evocative string drawings as well as abstract paintings completed between the years 1988 and 2009.

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About the Author

Charles Lister
clister Lexington, Kentucky

I was born in Danville, Kentucky in the spring of 1968. I grew up in that small town but in the summer of my freshman year my father relocated to Lexington, Kentucky where I graduated from Henry Clay Sr. High. After that I landed at Eastern Kentucky University studing art and theater, a choice that secured for me a life of grinding poverty.

I am however, rich with experience.

How so? Well, let's see, I've backpacked across Europe, ridden a motorcycle across America (twice), worked as an illustrator for a comic book company in New York City, Acted in a couple of Hollywood movies and even sailed the Channel islands. But in the end I returned to my home in Kentucky where I married the most beautiful woman in the whole world, an adventure that six months ago produced a little boy by the name of Thomas Wyatt Lister. After all the knocking around the map, I can honestly say that I now have everything I never knew I always wanted.

Publish Date  August 20, 2008

Dimensions  Standard Portrait  152 pgs   Premium Paper, matte finish

Category  Fine Art

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jeffcoatney

jeffcoatney says

This book is full of all kinds of art: drawing, pen & ink, photographs, prints. But the highlight is some of the artist's latest work: large scale abstract expressionist paintings. They are some of the best examples of abstract expressionism that I've seen. The work is amazing, made more interesting when viewed in context to the artist's earlier work. You can actually see the progression and growth in the work over the years represented. Five stars.

posted at 11:27pm Aug 14 PST

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