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….Private collection

and another note….also privite

Plaster, plywood, pieces of brick, a twig and a feather…..Other! Private

Lousy effort at a Chaim Soutine, but sold anyway.

More successful take off on a Soutine. Private collection

Another Exploration of Arthur Dove: 1923 River Bottom

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

this began as a take off of an Arthur Dove, an early American Abstractionist. Had a studio in the Hudson River Valle. 1880 – 1946. Privately collected

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″ Available.
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. Available.

Available
I may have one left.

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. Available

Dubuffet knock off….
A series in exploration of artist Ron Gorchov’s work.
this was made to look like a Gorchov seen from the side, but you are looking at the piece “head on,” Privately possessed
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