- Charles H. Reinike III -
oil on canvas
40" X 30"
Greed is a strange animal. It feeds on itself and devours rational thought. Times change, but the story stays the same. The golden calf reminds us that worshipping the wrong things can destroy us.
The Greek philosophic principle of the Golden Mean, aurea mediocritas, all things in moderation, becomes the lesson of the day. As the ticker tape wraps around the edge of the canvas, the last symbol is "OOPS."