This was a piece for a group show in
Raleigh regarding a study on what the public thinks is
the perfect painting.
The next thing you should know is that the panel mimics
a dishwasher. It really doesn't matter if you see this
or not. If the figure on the lower panel is too dark to
view on your monitor, it's basically your standard "bound
and gagged artist". You can read the tag on the minivan
two ways depending on your perspective. It comes from
a true story I heard in Chapel Hill:
A guy I knew used to work at Kinko's on Franklin Street,
and over the course of a couple of months, had repeatedly
seen a license plate that said, "anustart".
Disgusted and intrigued by it, he finally saw the owner
of the car getting in. He ran out, and said: "Lady!
I have to ask, what does your license plate say?"
Somewhat startled, she smiled, "A New Start".
He then exclaimed, "Lady! that doesn't say A New
Start, that says Anus Tart!"