A Portrait of the Proper Adapter – 2013

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I was doing a series of portraits. To warm up before each portrait I executed a fairly realistic version of one my favorite adapters. Once I got loosened up I would move onto the portrait. It wasn’t until much later that i started thinking of these paintings as portraits as…

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AD SPACE – 2012

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For these oil-collages I tore up dimestre crime novels from the 40s I focused on the advertising near the end of the books. It reminded me of the adspace that i often have to design into my clients websites. I devided to execute some artworks that also had to be…

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iPad Drawing Experiments – 2011

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This video contains a dozen or so painting-animations. Some utilize some photo and video collage. The music is by the band 55 with whom I have made many recordings. I am playing bass on these tracks. Longer Version   Abbreviated Version of my introduction to iPad drawing. This one includes…

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These Guys Work for Me – 2010 – 2015

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These Guys were made at Cad West Studio on Hubbard Street around 2010. It started as a reaction to an old photo of an old painting that I made when I first moved to Chicago in 2001 The canvases were mostly red gold and black, in the summer of 2015…

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Picture Books – 2009

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These were are the product of a very strange set of collaborations between me and two performance artists. One was a photographer who feature sarcastic-erotic-precarious self portraits. The other was a set and costume designer that built a crazy surrealistic funkshop in our gallery for a week called Salvador’s Wardrobe.

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