a portrait of Helen in rust12” x 12”, chemically-altered rust on steel
A few weeks of rain, sanding and chemicals on steel sheet. I think it’s done. 

a portrait of Helen in rust
12” x 12”, chemically-altered rust on steel

A few weeks of rain, sanding and chemicals on steel sheet. I think it’s done. 

utnereader:

Q: Who is this man, and why is he screaming?
A: Noam Galai, a professional photographer, who took this self-portrait and innocently posted it to Flickr—then forgot about it. Unbeknownst to Galai, his screaming portrait literally became the face of many revolutionary movements and experimental art projects around the world. That’s art in the age of appropriation—when one doesn’t even own their own face.
Read more …

Wow. Fascinating story of a portrait.

utnereader:

Q: Who is this man, and why is he screaming?

A: Noam Galai, a professional photographer, who took this self-portrait and innocently posted it to Flickr—then forgot about it. Unbeknownst to Galai, his screaming portrait literally became the face of many revolutionary movements and experimental art projects around the world. That’s art in the age of appropriation—when one doesn’t even own their own face.

Read more …

Wow. Fascinating story of a portrait.

Portrait, 2011
24” x 48”, water-based stains & acrylic paint on solid carved pine

This has progressed a good bit differently than I initially expected. I gave up on several attempts that simply were not working in terms of material or technique, and had to put the entire project down while I re-thought where I was taking it. I’m pleased with how this one’s feeling, capturing the feeling and mood of a lost self.

Portrait, 2011

24” x 48”, water-based stains & acrylic paint on solid carved pine

This has progressed a good bit differently than I initially expected. I gave up on several attempts that simply were not working in terms of material or technique, and had to put the entire project down while I re-thought where I was taking it. I’m pleased with how this one’s feeling, capturing the feeling and mood of a lost self.