A Lesson In Conformity

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A Lesson In Conformity, 2020, acrylic on paper, 18 x 24 inches

I ran out of canvas, so while I wait for my order to be delivered, I’m painting on paper. I call these images “periphery” to the main body of “In The Court Of The Easter Queen.”

When I started this periphery work, I realized that the series I’m working on is going to need more “information” via images to flesh out the story and the effects of what it is I’m examining.

I love this version of harakiri.

Castor At The LA Art Show

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The Cat With No Fucks To Give

Gestalt Projects in Santa Monica, accepted a little circular painting of mine for their wall at LA Art Show. Was fun to get notified 5 days before the work was due that they had accepted my idea. Never mind the fact that I had submitted 6 months prior. El Oh El.

But, you know me, I love the challenge of a deadline. So, I started out with what was my original idea and got it almost finished when I decided it wasn’t me and ditched it. Starting over, I heard myself telling someone I met recently for a consultation, “Impossible deadline? Easy, pull from what already exists and adapt it to the new situation.” Which is exactly what I did. And roughly 3 hours later, voilà! The Cat With No Fucks To Give.

Yes, the gallerist was pleased to receive the work, said he was really looking forward to having it on the wall. I love it when someone understands my fuckery.

524

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524, 2019 acrylic on canvas

Distilling memories, creating new folklore –are we what we were taught to believe? When do beliefs become obsolete? You were there, did you remember it the same way I did?