William T. Ayton is a British artist based in Tempe, Arizona & New York's Hudson Valley.
His work deals with the human condition, social issues
and myth. He creates drawings, paintings & augmented reality pieces.
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Et in Arcadia
I don't normally use lettering in my artwork, but this is an exception to that rule. "Et in arcadia ego" means "even in paradise am I", the "I" being death. An homage to Nicolas Poussin, perhaps, who painted a famous version of this subject...
Et in Arcadia, 2013, acrylic on cardboard, 48" x 36".