By Norman Koplas With their swirling compositions of realistically rendered animals, Indian and Anglo symbols, geometric shapes, and map grids, the large-scale oil paintings of Norman Akers resemble nothing so much as dreams captured on canvas. “Let’s face it,” the artist laughs, “surrealism has had a connection to my work. I’m fascinated with both...
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