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George Gogas looks more Montana rancher than abstract impressionist painter. He’s in impeccable shape but wears weathered lines on his face. He dresses in jeans, work boots and a workman’s jacket. In fact, aside from his painting, Gogas is best known for judging quarter horse shows and running with the rodeo crowd.  But there’s a clear disconnect when it comes to his aggressively abstract work, full of bold colors and energetic lines. Only when talking with the Montana native is it apparent how Western influences have informed his distinct painting style. [Read More]