The Big Lebowski by Caravaggio

09.12.11 Marina Galperina

This fresh cycle of oil paintings from artist Joe Forkan isn’t just another dump of The Big Lebowski-phile fan art. Oh no. From Rubens to Titian to Caravaggio, each work channels a specific painterly masterpiece while simultaneously encompassing a key moments of the cult film. Those classical compositional really pulls the mise-en-scène together. “Paintings From the Lebowski Cycle,” Joe Forkman, Sep 10 – Oct 28, Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Costa Mesa, California