What Is Old Is New Again (God Machine)

Yesterday was a big day. I finally installed another large scale paste up installation. This time I was assisted by my colleague and friend Mike Brown and SCAD-Atlanta students Daniel Byrd, Sally Burns, Carmen Reyes and Ruby Chen. All students in Mike’s Street Art class.

I decided against using the wall on Wylie Street I used last year. It’s location is perfect, however it’s ridged surface was too difficult to work with. The weather was able to get behind the work which made it deteriorate too quickly. Those three works lasted about 8 months before complete deterioration. Therefore, I needed to find a flat wall so my work could be viewed for a longer period of time.

The students asked me what this work, titled “What Is Old Is New Again (God Machine)” is about. I can sum it up in one sentence. It’s about the business of religion.

The work is located in Reynoldstown, on Fulton Terrace, near the intersection with Chester Avenue.

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More Of The New

This week, I finished hanging up my second large scale artwork. Stay tuned. There will be more to see in the coming weeks.

That said, I am looking for volunteers to help me hang these really large works. I have tried alone and it’s too difficult. It’s just too large. Too many wrinkles.

If you’re in Atlanta and are interested in giving me a hand installing these, please let me know. You must be able to work after dark and willing to get messy.

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New Direction

So, I’ve been telling you all that I’ve been working on something big. As you can now see, I wasn’t joking around. Last night, with the help of a couple of friends (shout out to Damon & Jeff), I installed the first of my new large format pieces of art.

This is my new direction. The work is comprised of many panels and is 8 feet tall and 50 feet wide in total.

Here are some pictures of the preparation, installation and the final result.

Watch this space, there is more to come.

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