Wash.,DC, Kings Ct. Studio 1990

My friend Giorgio Furioso & I started renovating this studio in about 1987 and finished about 1989. Gary Honig was our business guy on the project.  The building was previously a lumber yard and a printing company.  Gary had to get about 10 huge presses removed from the building – each being the size of […]

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“Cage With Newspaper” 1990

Oil on canvas, 72” x 84”.  Collection of Gail & John Enns    I was asked to do a couple of paintings for a show curated by Noriko Gambling at The Long Beach Museum of Art.  I had already done a very large chicken cage and while working on it I realized how much it […]

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“Cage/Box II” 1998

Oil on wood box, 18” x 24”. Unknown location. These painted boxes (I did between 5 & 10) were done on paintboxes discarded by my students at The Catholic University of America.  The sizes varied a bit but were generally about 18 inches tall.  Some are cut like a woodblock print and then painted.  The […]

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“Cage” 1992

Oil and gilding on canvas, 36” x 48”. Unknown location.

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“Queequeg and Moby” 1999

Oil & gilding on byõbu, 14” x 36”. Collection of Sarah Cohen. i was always fascinated by Queequeg. He filled the bill for what men once called a noble savage.  With his tattooed face he seemed more like Moby than like his fellow sailors.  He was really much more part of nature and more kin […]

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“Memories Byõbu” 1991

Oil & gilding on byõbu, 18” x 144”. Bernice Steinbaum collection. My friend Marty Amt rescued these wooden cores for this byobu from the dumpster behind the  Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery.  The were sugi  (Japanese cedar)  at least 200 years old and they sat inside a beautiful black lacquer box.  The cores are the skeleton of […]

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