Santa Fe, NM
One of the originators of the Western pop art movement, Billy Schenck incorporates
techniques from photorealism with a pop art sensibility to both exalt and poke fun
at images of the West. Schenck is known for utilizing cinematic imagery reproduced
in a flattened, reductivist style, where colors are displayed side-by-side rather than
blended or shadowed. In the August 2014 issue of SouthwestArt magazine, his work
was described as “a stance … a pendulum between the romantic and the irreverent.”
Schenck’s artwork is n...