Yesterday’s Losers

01.10.2012

ART & DESIGN

I did a small series when I was in New York, and it was just appropriated images from old Life magazines, Ebony and Jet, juxtaposing them against things in contemporary pop culture and painting them in a non-tradition portrait sense. This piece, in particular, was kind of my tribute to Michael [Jackson] when he died. It’s called “Joe’s Boys” and talks about social identity. Being trapped in a certain thing at an early age, and how it shapes [people]. You see the color bleeding from his face, it’s kind of a precognition of what happened to him eventually.

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  • http://twitter.com/sendacanvas send a canvas

    man I just to love drawing Bugs on my jeans :) good stuff

  • http://twitter.com/sendacanvas send a canvas

    man I just to love drawing Bugs on my jeans :) good stuff

  • http://twitter.com/Ready4ROC Daniel Turlescu

    Damn, this art is pretty damn deep.

  • http://www.seorus.com.au/ SEO Melbourne

    awesome pic

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