and asked him if he could tell me more. To my delight he did-
I was watching a large building go up near my studio in downtown Chicago and designed this painting to express the tremendous energy by which that city is constantly rebuilding itself. After living 37 years in Hawaii I am making a sentimental journey back to Chicago in May to see all the changes as I have been hearing about.I wish you enjoyment of the painting, and I have enjoyed seeing your lovely work. Aloha pumehana Herb
Herb Kawainui Kane was rightly given a honorary doctorate awarded by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2008. He was far more than just a Great Painter. I know that I am one of many artist who are very greatful and humbled by the masterfully painted treasures he left for us to be enriched and enlightened by.
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