Monday, November 30, 2015

It Took a Long Time...

...but I finally finished my artist's book about growing up nuclear.  This is a big ole heavy book (13" x 13" x 2") and I had fun adding canvas straps, studs, rusty metal letters, etc. to make it look nicely industrial.  The book was inspired by conversations four or five years ago with my daughters, who wondered what it was like to grow up with the threat of nuclear annihilation looming over your head.  It documents the inception of the nuclear age, beginning with the secret race to develop a devastating bomb through the arms race with Russia and the Cuban Missile Crisis, all as seen through the eyes of a little girl growing up in a small town called [yes, really] "Opportunity."

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

How Many People Killed By Guns Today?

In Which I Plant Tulips in the Head of
the Founder of the Open Carry Movement in Order To
Pacify His Second Amendment Brain

[Every day in America an average of 289 people are shot and 86 of them die...30 are murdered, 53 kill themselves, 2 die accidentally and one is shot in a police encounter.]

Just more of the same, I guess...

Monday, November 16, 2015

Four Chapters in a Long Story...

 First World Problems

 Only One Story


Find Who You Have Not Yet Become

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

After Three Days the Cats Began To Eat Her

"My Wife's Lovers," an oversized 1893  painting by Carl Kahler, sold recently to an undisclosed buyer for almost a million dollars by Sotheby's.  The work is a portrait of a dozen of the more than 300 cats that were owned by refined (and wealthy) cat lady, Kate Birdsall Johnson.  I have modified the painting to address the likely scenario following her death...

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Friday, November 6, 2015

Tooth and Claw

Secretary Birds

Interiors 4 (White Rhino & Helmeted Woodpecker)

Interiors 6 (Sulawesi cuscus)

Interiors 7 (Flying Fox Bat)

Interiors 8 (Cheetah)

Crowd-Sourcing a Kangaroo