Painting the figure live is special. Classes in college would be devoted to it. Three to six hours of staring and observing and interpreting... It was always intense for me. I never got bored with it or dreaded it. Sadly, I don't get to do it anymore. I guess I could make it happen, but my time is too precious to not be making something I'm planning to sell. I accumulated nearly hundreds of paintings that were never finished. Not worthy to sell, but still there would be a little oasis of goodness that I would like about them. I've destroyed a lot of them. Sometimes I go back in to one to try out a new approach to painting. Sometimes I just feel like finding a volcano to toss them all in. I will appease the godz with my paintings (of what I'll tell them) virgins and thus prevent them from destroying the earth as exciting as that might be.
MF Gallery 2 person show with Steve Ellis. Subject:Monsters. Openinng May 26th
Please look over the Prints page and get them all.
Have a good Easter/Passover or month.
Now is a good time to commission a portrait or purchase some physical art for the winter!
If you'd like to commission me for a painting... Portraits with my surreal aesthetic only. The face you have and my paint brushes! Estimated turnaround 3 months. Shorter will cost more. Contact me now.
Last Rites Gallery 325 W. 38th Street, between 8th & 9th Ave, NYC: (212) 529.0666
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