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10 Awesome Paintings of Old Board Games

Artist Tim Liddy works almost exclusive in oil paintings. But these aren’t your typical oil paintings of pastoral scenes or abstract shapes. Based on the illustrated box lids of board games, Liddy’s work is social commentary that points out how far we’ve come over the decades as a society. As Liddy says on his Web [...]

Tim Liddy’s Board Game Paintings

That’s not a photograph of an old Battleship set, but a painting. St. Louis-based artist Tim Liddy makes strikingly realistic depictions of old board games on life-sized sheets of copper. Jeffrey Hughes writes: Based on the illustrated box lids of board games, Liddy has developed a subject that like Wittgenstein’s assertion that language games point to [...]