Things are happening in the studio this week. My Cartoon Violence series is about midway into production. Here are some images.
I am the parent of three small children the first of whom has reached the age of media awareness. He is moved by advertising in a way that I remember from my own childhood, but still cannot believe. My wife and I have tried to combat this by controlling what he watches and limiting his [...]
I have been doing some research on comics that have been adapted for animation and I could resist posting some episodes from Marvel comics first foray in to television. If you watch nothing more than the opening themes I guarantee you will be overcome with the joy of having sampled a slice of a simpler [...]
Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day Lewis were not the first artists to try and capture the essence of Abraham Lincoln. I tried my hand at it a few years ago in the form of a two channel video. The title of the work is 04-14-65. It is set just a few minutes before the paths Lincoln and [...]
It has been while since I pulled any of these out, but in the not so distant past I made of series of two channel videos featuring presidents and their assassins. In honor of Presidents day I thought I would pull out the Kennedy – Oswald pairing. This was by far the most popular of the pieces I [...]
Who am I and how did I become this person? Good questions to ask when you are making art. I made this piece back in 2005. My goal was to question all of the lies I may or may not have told myself. Not bad.
I have been busy working on a new series of paintings. They are created using same tools animators would have utilized during animations golden age. I will have more to say about this as I get farther along in this process, but for know I thought I would post a few of the set ups [...]
I am still chugging along making new work.
Things have been progressing slowly but surely. Oskar and I have been working out a few new beats.
A few images from my sketchbook this week