RIP Lou Reed 1942 – 2013
Artist of genuine integrity and talent who fearlessly portrayed the full spectrum of life around him and who relentlessly upheld core human values; ‘telling it like it is’ regardless of career-limiting consequences
“Dirty Boulevard” from the 1989 New York album
“ Give us your hungry, your tired, your poor; we’ll piss all over them“
That’s what the Tory/Lib Dem coalition say.
And who could blame anyone for wanting a perfect day, smack bang away from the madness?
Watching Art Dry / Pictures at an Exhibition
c. 2013 Michael St.Mark
( Outdoor paints testing station near the shoreline, E. Sussex )
As per previous work – when all the pretty pictures and patterns, dead animals and flashy SFX are done, where might art go next .. retire to the seaside?
Fish Supper Couple ( for the love of food )
c. Michael St.Mark 2011
20″ x 15″ digitally-enhanced hand-finished giclee print.
the image manip’ effects used to intentionally create an
impression of movement, intimating the hand-to-mouth
action involved in eating take-out foods.
( Click over to fatten-up the image )
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Linkback to related LD 2011 work 469, “Catch of the Day”
Related link to work 206, from 2008..
This Little Piggy Went to Art Market
c. Art Axis 2012
The boy Hirst should consider himself let off lightly; nevertheless Dada does have a reputation to uphold…
Dadaist Francis Picabia’s rendition of Cezanne / Renoir / Rembrandt,
Twelve interference patters
Fine line ink, graphite & pastel on tinted paper 12″X12″
Unique Work, POA
(On- screen enlargement does not convey all the fine detail/shading of the actual work)
* New for 2016; Reversed print version; ” Twelve Negative Patterns of Interference ”
Michael St.Mark 2012
Playing fields with newly-pollarded trees. East Barnet, Herts
Ally Pally TV Repair Engineer ( two-part work)
c. Michael St.Mark 2012
Alexandra Palace and the BBC TV transmission tower, north London.
( Click to enlarge the image )