Desolation Row: 2020-2021
Illustrations of the Bob Dylan Song "Desolation Row." 

“They’ll Kill You With Self-Confidence After Poisoning You With Words,” 2021, acrylic emulsion, raw pigment, and oil on mylar, 70” x 40”

“Cain and Abel,” 2020, acrylic emulsion, raw pigment, and oil on mylar, 40” x 50”

“The Blind Commissioner,” 2020, acrylic emulsion, raw pigment, and oil on mylar, 30” x 84”

“Dr. Filth,” 2021, acrylic emulsion, raw pigment, and oil on mylar, 40” x 50”

“Going to the Carnival Tonight On Desolation Row” 20201, acrylic emulsion, raw pigment, and oil on mylar, 67” x 39”

“They’re Painting The Passports Brown,” 2020, acrylic emulsion, raw pigment, and oil on mylar, 70” x 36” 

“After the Ambulances Go,” 2020, acrylic emulsion, raw pigment, and oil on mylar, 50” x 40”

“Roundup,” 2021, acrylic emulsion, raw pigment, and oil on mylar, 32” x 96”

Body Politic: 2018

These works began as digital drawings and photomontages. Through a translation into paint, they attain a scratchy, gritty, physically that to me suggests the ruggedness of never-ending news cycles, wars, surveillance, and political rituals to name a few of the themes in this body of work. This work debuted in a solo exhibition at the University City Library Gallery. 
Altar of Commerce: 2016

Altar of commerce  as a solo exhibition at the Cathy Gregory Gallery in St. Louis, MO. "Bryan Robertson explores the overwhelming commercialism of life in America and the absurdity of the industrial complex - "medicated" food, technology run amok and the games we play at the Altar of Commerce. His symbolism and style suggests the peril as well as the irony of the power of corporate control and its out of touch  based solely on financial gain" - Greg Gobberdiel.

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