The Art of Living, Los Angeles Times, February 24, 1998 by Beverly Beyette
“Steadying his right elbow on his left wrist, Richard Bunkall dips a long, thin brush into umber paint and applies it to the big canvas. Then he backs off in his motorized chair – taking care not to run over William, the faithful golden retriever always at his side – and scrutinizes his painting.”
“Richard’s distinctive paintings reflect some of his loves – trains, ships, dirigibles, whales. He may juxtapose any of these where, logically, they don’t belong, then add a classical portico with an inscription from a favorite work, perhaps “Moby Dick” or “Hamlet.” “I like the idea of having a big city block in New York and sticking this big ship on the sidewalk,” he says, “taking the moving object out of its normal setting.””
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