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ROGER CLAYTON
Nashville, Tennessee - United States


, Black Dress, undecided, Sold
, Hedi, undecided, Sold
, Ume Girl, undecided, Sold

Art Starting At $630

Artist Statement

It is not a stretch to say that the widespread acceptance of Japanese "kawaii" (things cute) images date back to Zen and Shinto. They are a product of a cultural and religious past. Their charm is drawn from the belief that spirits reside in objects. Any object, natural or manmade that demonstrates such power would hold some esteem. The object is recognizable but never a representation of reality. Such things could remind or return one to their innocent, more childlike spiritual self. Think of it as the eastern nothingness of sensation, not the western something of emotiion. ...

Original Artworks (8)

Roger Clayton; Untitled, 2017, Original Painting Oil, 14 x 17 inches. Artwork description: 241  Simple and colorful paintings influenced by Japanese art and Zen paintings. ...
Roger Clayton
Original Oil Painting, 2017
14 x 17 inches (35.6 x 43.2 cm)
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Roger Clayton; Usual Family, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241       Simple and colorful paintings influenced by Japanese art and Zen paintings.      ...
Roger Clayton
Original Oil Painting, 2010
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Roger Clayton; Eugene, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241      Simple and colorful paintings influenced by Japanese art and Zen paintings.     ...
Roger Clayton
Original Oil Painting, 2010
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Roger Clayton; Winking Bear, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241     Simple and colorful paintings influenced by Japanese art and Zen paintings.    ...
Roger Clayton
Original Oil Painting, 2010
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Roger Clayton; Black Dress, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241    Simple and colorful paintings influenced by Japanese art and Zen paintings.   ...
Roger Clayton
Original Oil Painting, 2010
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Roger Clayton; Hedi, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241   Simple and colorful paintings influenced by Japanese art and Zen paintings.  ...
Roger Clayton
Original Oil Painting, 2010
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Roger Clayton; Ume Girl, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  Simple and colorful paintings influenced by Japanese art and Zen paintings. ...
Roger Clayton
Original Oil Painting, 2010
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Roger Clayton; Red Shoes, 2006, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241  Simple, colorful painting influenced by Zen paintings and Japanese art. ...
Roger Clayton
Original Oil Painting, 2006
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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