Art-ifacTs

Original Graphics posted in various areas of the East Village NYC

before Covid struck.

Combining my interest in public art, sculpture and activism.

And my despair concerning the “slow moving tsunami” [Chris Hedges] that is the looming climate breakdown.

Common Sense for the 21st Century by Roger Hallam cofounder of Extinction Rebellion.

On a different note….

and another note….

Lousy effort at a Chaim Soutine, but sold anyway.

More successful take off on a Soutine.

Exploration of Arthur Dove’s 1923 River Bottom

2012 Quarry stones, aluminum screening, plaster gauze, acrylic paint. 10″ x 12″ x 3″. Private collection.

2012 brick, plywood, appropriated resin reproduction of the Goddess of Willendorf a 30,000 or so very early sculpture. Approximately 9″ x 6″ x 2.5″

a reproduction of a reproduction of a piece in honor of Ron Gorchov’s aesthetic explorations with quote from Walter Benjamin’s “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction” (1935). Erudite, no?

Private collection

Early 80’s Cast plaster and acrylic 17″ X 2″
80’s Cast plaster and acrylic 11″ x 11″ x 1.5″ © Before their time, revolutionaries seized power on the island of Grenada with the agenda to build a socialist society. Apparently internicine struggle ended it quickly, but still the U.S. had to invade to make sure no such remnants existed that might dare

Early 80’s Cast plaster and acrylic 11″ x 11″ x 1.5″ the Order of Lenin

a rendering of Arthur Dove’s Ferry Boat Wreck

Dubuffet knock off….
A series in exploration of artist Ron Gorchov’s work.
02-2013 twigs, glue 4″ x 16″
stones, plywood, glule 3″ x 2″ x 1″

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Art and politics by Jonathan Keller