Thursday, December 30, 2010
Sunday, December 12, 2010
I'm not sure I've ever posted anything that's not my own work. That is surely not a good thing. At any rate, better late then never and you gotta start somewhere. Here are a couple of worthwhile connections to my own personal investigations:
Philippe Halsman - jumpology
Probably any first year photo student knows his work, but I came to it only recently. The parallels between what he was doing and what I am discovering are spot-on. When he asked people to jump for the camera, (or, in my case, pretend to float), "the mask falls", and much is revealed about the true nature of the one involved. Their body language tells so much. The excitement for me comes in collaging everyone together and discovering hidden relationships within the context of a swarm.
...why the many are smarter than the few...
Friday, November 26, 2010
I'm currently working on a little photo project. perhaps you are in it. here's a few samples of where I am so far... stay tuned... scroll down.... these are big images and may load slow. (ps. if you want to be a part of it, I want you to be a part of it. get in touch...!)
Thursday, November 04, 2010
hello again - - sorry for the lack of new work past few months. I have been deeply involved in a massive photography project which I hope to post examples of here soon. See below for a tiny bit of info about this. I have been taking and processing literally thousands of photographs... stay tuned...
Monday, August 09, 2010
hello to the handful of you who may see this....
there haven't been many new drawings, paintings or shows lately because I have been wrapped up in a large photo project. I began with myself, and now I am photographing everyone I know. the concept is a giant swarming mass of people floating in space, all connected on a personal level... like a massive diagram of my own social network.
I've been spending months on this and there are months more to go...
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Friday, March 05, 2010
Interview and Article in Redefine Magazine ****LINK HERE****
This is a FANTASTIC article. Huge thanks to Vivian at ReDefine Magazine. Please, if you wanna learn about what I do check it out. You can also buy a hard copy of the magazine here. (one of my drawings is on the cover.)
Wednesday, March 03, 2010
Went to the preview night last night. Its definitely more of a big box party kind of atmosphere than serious art show. Very fun place to be and lots of art to check out. Expect there to be music and lots going on. Big closing party is this saturday, don't miss it!
Thursday, February 25, 2010
I have a painting in this show <<><>< I know it sounds crazy but I entered a contest to be in it, and out of over a thousand entries I won! I'm one of 5 contest winners showing work along side a huge number of other amazing artists. I definitely have to thank Freddi Cerasoli who is in the show and told me about the contest. Come next week, either to the opening wednesday night or the big party saturday. It is all of course for a really good cause. see you there!
(ps...click the logo for a link to all the info)
Monday, February 22, 2010
I just got published in a Japanese art magazine called PLUS 81, (or +81) for their Spring Issue on Pattern Graphics.
Watch the little animation and midway thru you'll see some of my art go flashing by on the pages.
This is a really, really high quality magazine, and they were super nice, and I still can't believe I got in it.
2010_02_26 update: This magazine is tough to find in the U.S., BUT>>>> apparently you can find it in New York here, maybe here and hopefully soon in Los Angeles at Kinokuniya in Little Tokyo. We went there today and they had many copies of the magazine.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
I got published in a book! This is a first for me and I'm really excited. It is the catalog for the Art of Elysium Benefit Auction to be held in conjunction with Christie's at Palihouse Holloway this spring, March 4th. I donated a painting to the charity and here it is. Below are photos from their big fundraising event this past weekend.
So I went last weekend to the Art of Elysium Heaven Gala 2010. Shephard Fairey hosted it and did all the graphics, they had a fashion show at dinner, and Billy Idol performed. Yeah, he's pretty old now. But that was all just side-show to the huge number of famous actors everywhere. (Google it if you wanna see who was there.) Here's some pictures of the event, my nerdy self on the red carpet, and the catalog book that they published for the upcoming auction of donated artwork at Christie's in Beverly Hills.
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