Kinnett, Doug. Breakfast with Tang. Oil on Canvas. 1997.

Doug Kinnett

Breakfast with Tang, 1997

Oil on Canvas

28 × 28 inches

"In the summer of 1969, Doug Kinnett was in summer school at Christ Church School for boys. As an elder student, he was allowed to come and go as he pleased. One very magical night, July 20, he watched the first moon walk on a TV in the study hall. The next morning all the boys in the school had breakfast with Tang to identify with the astronauts and celebrate the event. This painting is charged with the wonderment of this special moment in my life."

About the Artist

Doug Kinnett is a visual artist who prefers the abstract over the real, the decorative over the minimalist. He creates bold, colorful works that emerge from his imagination,life experiences, and travels. Based in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in his Manna Machine Studio, Doug works in a variety media: including oil paintings, woodcuts, ceramics, metal, and wood.

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