The Three Vincents

The Three Vincents

Cover | Charles Lewis

The Three Vincents (oil on canvas). Charles Lewis is sometimes associated with the now not-so-underground art move-ment called Pop Surrealism, known for its strange humor and imaginary constructions. Part of his “Strange Visions” series, whose images the Los Gatos artist claims to download from another dimension called Jupiter7, “The Three Vincents” pays double tribute to the most famous Vincent in art. The third Vincent? It’s the glorious 1952 Vincent motorcycle, immortalized in the Richard Thompson song, “Vincent 1952” (“I robbed many a man to get my Vincent machine”). Lewis’s art can be seen at

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