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LaDuke prefers viewers find their own interpretation of his work. Ideally, LaDuke's desire is to paint works which create more questions than answers. Viewers are free to imagine multiple meanings in his work. Although realism often dominates his work visually, it is in fact merely providing a frame of reference to a metaphoric end. “My work tends to be a continuous open ended narrative, with no conclusion in sight. Figuring out what my paintings are trying to tell me has always inspired me to paint another and then another...”