It’s just one big cycle here.

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I am starting a bold new project.  I’ll explain more later, but it has something to do with motion, antique motion pictures, separation and reconfiguration, why birds sing, and wordplay.

For now, the Mark Bradford exhibition at SFMoMA among other things got me thinking more about surfaces and materials.  He collected fragments of his urban environment (South Central LA) and spend a decade reassembling them into monumental canvases that deserve to be in a museum.  And there they are.

For the purposes of large  quantities  of materials and surfaces, I like to start at stores that sell hardware, fabric, and junk.  After some test pieces, I began my first new surface by adhering some deliciously textured burlap to plywood, flattening, and working the nooks and crannies with acrylic medium and sandpaper.

the beginning of a new surface the beginning of a new surface the beginning of a new surface the beginning of a new surface

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    […] this exciting to me image is exactly what I plan to do. (I think I may have previously expelled some bullcrap about about experimenting with this four foot long piece of wood.)     Then there are the words […]

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