Saturday, April 26, 2008
Friday, April 25, 2008
I've always been a couple of years behind Dennis. The logic of his early 90's image below,
Thursday, April 24, 2008
paint on quarter inch luan
12 inch square
That Varathane red makes my new paintings look like construction paper. I might have to revisit some of my old routine. Think of it as a reunion tour. . .
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
The movie was made six years before I was born. It would be another year still before Mariner 4 would take the first close-up pictures of Mars in 1964. I enjoy processing these early influences on my taste and dreams. As I was arranging the screen shots above in Photoshop, I was listening to Slacker Radio with the settings adjusted so that it would play songs unfamiliar to me. A song came on that was obviously by The Fall which I had never heard before. Imagine my tripled serendipitous glee when ironically or poetically, the song was titled "Disney's Dream Debased":
Monday, April 21, 2008
"Jam sessions are often used to develop new material, find suitable arrangements, or simply as a social gathering and communal practice session. Jam sessions may be based upon existing songs or forms, may be loosely based on an agreed chord progression or chart suggested by one participant, or may be wholly improvisational. Jam sessions can range from very loose gatherings of amateurs to sophisticated improvised recording sessions intended to be edited and released to the public." (from Wikipedia)
Saturday, April 19, 2008
I was allowed to dig through a dead person's files.
Flipping them over,
I only found one date: 1957.
I made the circles in black.
The travel advertisements I would love to be able to credit.
I fancy myself a professional sponger.
(It is a trade I learned from theatrical set painting).
Thursday, April 17, 2008
I say "holy shit" in the best possible way.
If I am not what I know but who I know, then I am very proud of myself.
"Myself" being the humanity that is my network.