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PAINTINGS  2002

After several years of exploring abstraction and paintmakig techniques, in 2002 I returned to painting personal imagery. This suite of paintings nods to mapping, diary-keeping and calendars, as well as to annotation such as that found along the borders of atlas pages or on the backs of photographs. They do go off in different thematic directions, however. Some offer personal stories as a kind of meditation on the image (Moby Dick, Paradise, Chicago), stories that hopefully have implications beyond personal experience. Others, such as Depth Charge, The Nature of Sand or Rumor, seem to be a more conscious attempt to construct metaphors. A riff on metaphor-building can be found in the furniture juxtapositions of Nephew...Summers, and Untitled (Niagara). With these paintings I began to number all of my work sequentially and often stamped everything with the dates I worked on them.

 

Chicago (#5)

Depth Charge (#6)

  

Untitled (Niagara) (#25) 

 

The Nature of Sand (#2)

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No Cure (#3)

At St. Cyril's...In Paris

Untitled (Ten Motels) (#29)

 

 

  
Paradise 
sold

 

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Van Gogh's Letters

 

 

Tuesdays (Some)
sold
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Moby Dick

 

 

Nephew/Summers (#24)

 

 

 

  

Rumor
Collection of Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ.

 

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Sweat

 

 

Installation 2002

 

 


 

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