Born in Brooklyn, NY, and raised on Long Island, Marc Schimsky began painting and drawing at an early age. He learned how to make original hand-pulled prints in high school. In college, he focused on...
My favorite muscial is Les Miserables. Although Victor Hugo's novel, Les Miserables, had to do with a student uprising in Paris in 1832, my image entitled "Picket Line at the Gate" is a reflection of the failure of business, the rise of unemployment and the increase in the cost of living. It is reminiscent of the demonstrations conducted by Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York City which began in September of 2011.
November 28, 2011
December 22, 2011
demonstration, picket, protest, unemployment, economic failure, rising cost of living