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Tom LaDuke - Los Angeles Times

In 11 new paintings by Tom LaDuke, the surface of the canvas is a broad playground -- a thoughtfully constructed place for the artist and the viewer to enjoy themselves together.
 

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Tom LaDuke - Los Angeles Magazine

The fireworks display in Tom LaDuke’s “Before Before” is based on a family photograph from the artist’s childhood in the 1970s, and his own (green) head appears in an oblique double profile above the central explosive. The frame of a swingset evokes his recollection of a youthful romantic crush.

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Tom LaDuke - T Magazine

When Tom LaDuke recounts his artistic process, it can be a challenge to keep up. The L.A.-based painter and sculptor’s thoughts are a rapid-fire game of connect the dots that catapults from the depths of art history to personal memories to various degrees of existentialism.