Where I stand in Paint Today 1, 2017 - Paris, charcoal and coffee on bed sheet - (114x150cm)
Where I Stand in Paint Today 2 , 2017 - Paris, charcoal on canvas bed
Where I Stand in Paint Today 3, 2017 - Paris, charcoal on bed sheet.
Underneath these impulsive charcoal drawings taken from life, are elaborate oil paintings in conflict with themselves imbued with too much attention to visual resolution.
To confront the myth of originality in contemporary painting, I’ve covered the works in my bed sheets and offered this response.
They are self portraits in the form of my immediate peers; my goal is not to show what could be considered my conventionally strongest work, but my strongest questions.