- 12 X 12 inches
- © 2015
- Oil on Paper on Panel
Storybook: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum | The story chronicles the adventures of a young girl named Dorothy Gale in the Land of Oz, after being swept away from her Kansas farm home in a cyclone.[nb 1] The novel is one of the best-known stories in American popular culture and has been widely translated. Its initial success, and the success of the 1902 Broadway musical which Baum adapted from his original story, led to Baum's writing thirteen additional Oz books.
Michael Cuffe spent 8 years in the Hollywood film industry working for Paramount Studios, as well as other large scale production houses, specializing in feature film development on films such as Constantine, Speed Racer, and various large budget features. After that Cuffe moved into consulting Silicon Valley based .com’s on viral marketing campaigns, SEO (search engine optimization) techniques, creative ad and media campaigns, as well as film production ranging from commercials to extended length media pieces.
Michael Cuffe is currently the Editor in Chief of the contemporary arts documentation project Warholian, which focuses on new and emerging artists around the world. Cuffe has organized a creative crew of writers and photographers to join him in the documenting the ever evolving world of art through studio visits and interviews with the artists themselves.
Cuffe is also an accomplished contemporary mixed media artist best known for his collage styled paper works that are often painted in multiple layers. His fine art work first gained notoriety during the Obama campaign, when his painting “The Hopeful Hearts Club,” his take on The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Album, spread worldwide grabbing the attention of mainstream news media. It received a special White House invitational viewing, has been published multiple times in both books and magazines, and was part of Shepard Fairey’s Manifest Hope gallery exhibitions.
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