Loyalty Lies In Atlanta

Back home in Atlanta, I decided to take on the notorious metal wall again. The one along the Beltline on Wylie Street. This is the wall I used last summer for three large scale works. This time, the ridges of the wall were not an issue because I was working much smaller than before.

So here are images of the first 25 posters I pasted up in Atlanta. I have more, there will be more coming up in the very near future. Maybe even tonight.

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LIES: Loyalty Above All Else

Loyalty above all else will result in lies of one kind or another.

My latest body of work is a series of posters promoting a brand called Lies. The slogan for the Lies brand is Loyalty Above All Else. This is an idea that was conceived and specifically made for the streets. This series is intentionally more straightforward than the non-sequitur based imagery I typically create.

These posters are intended to be a sign of the times. Direct statements about the culture we inhabit in 2017. They are statements that critique our political culture and consumer culture. This statement belongs on the street, not in a gallery.

In our political culture, facts are more often being manipulated beyond recognition. Beyond that we have a leader that doesn’t know how to lead. A man that values loyalty over honesty and integrity. In our consumer culture, manipulated facts are accepted and commonplace. Brand loyalty is what matters most.

At this point, the Loyalty Lies series includes 8 different posters that serve as advertisements promoting the Lies brand. The Lies brand logo comes in two versions (as seen in the first photograph). Background photos are my own (taken straight from my Instagram page). The future is wide open in regard to where this concept goes next.

Lies: Loyalty Above All Else.

 

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Loyalty Lies In Kansas City

Last week, I drove to Kansas City to visit my friend Tarin Eicher. I brought along some new work to paste up while out there. Most of it we pasted in Crossroads (specifically Art Alley) and the Historic West Bottoms neighborhood. It was a great trip, had lots of fun. Here are a few images of the work I left behind.

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Open Studio Art Sale 7/9/17: List Of Available Work

The following paintings are available for purchase at my Open Studio Art Sale on 7/9/17. See the Facebook event page for more details (https://www.facebook.com/events/1480397305314412/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%224%22%2C%22feed_story_type%22%3A%22308%22%2%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D).

Please note, this list of available work will not be updated as it changes.

new-tricks1
New Tricks
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
40″ x 20″ (2 panels, 20” x 20” each)
© 2016 Brett Callero

looking-for-light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel
Looking For Light At The End Of The Tunnel
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2015 Brett Callero

half-past-you_blogimage
Half Past You
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
3 panels, 20” x 20” each
© 2015 Brett Callero

the-new-civility_blogimage
The New Civility
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
3 panels, 20” x 20” each
© 2015 Brett Callero

alpha-fail
Alpha Fail
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2015 Brett Callero

frequency-force-duration
Frequency, Force & Duration
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2014 Brett Callero

super-hit
Super Hit
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2014 Brett Callero

screaming-blue-secrets1
Screaming Blue Secrets
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2014 Brett Callero

white-horsesred-skies1
White Horses/Red Skies
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2014 Brett Callero

three-sides
Three Sides
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2014 Brett Callero

backordered1
Backordered
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2013 Brett Callero

one-after-another2
One After Another
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2013 Brett Callero

derivatives
Derivatives
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2013 Brett Callero

get-it-while-you-can
Get It While You Can
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2012 Brett Callero

shortcuts-and-long-shots
Shortcuts & Long Shots
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2012 Brett Callero

vulgar-praise
Vulgar Praise
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2012 Brett Callero

 

we-all-serve-the-truth
We All Serve The Truth
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2012 Brett Callero

cutting-back
Cutting Back
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2011 Brett Callero

the-attrition
The Attrition
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2011 Brett Callero

reliable1
Reliable
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2009 Brett Callero

the-undefeated
The Undefeated
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2009 Brett Callero

extended-play
Extended Play
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2008 Brett Callero

bargain-hunter
Bargain Hunter
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2008 Brett Callero

heavy-lifting
Heavy Lifting
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2008 Brett Callero

user-friendly
User Friendly
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2008 Brett Callero

public-relations-disaster
Public Relations Disaster
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2008 Brett Callero

hit-points
Hit Points
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2008 Brett Callero

fixin-to-diversify
Fixin To Diversify
Mixed media on canvas mounted on panel
24” x 48”
© 2008 Brett Callero

Donald D. Quinn

“If a doctor, lawyer or dentist had 40 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn’t want to be there and were causing troubled the doctor, lawyer or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, then he might have some conception of the teacher’s job.”

This Young Woman Has A Lot To Learn

Tomi Lahren is a big deal these days. Propped up by her good looks, she’s become a popular voice for the alt-right people and young conservative millennial. I think this young woman (and I feel old for even typing those words) has a lot to learn. A lot to learn about history. A lot to learn about human nature. A lot to learn about life. A lot to learn about so many topics. It’s a shame, she’s bright but not smart enough to know what she doesn’t comprehend.

Find out for yourself. Watch this interview with Trevor Noah (of the Daily Show) in its entirety.

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/m9ds7s/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-exclusive—tomi-lahren-extended-interview?xrs=synd_FBPAGE_20161201_692299924_The+Daily+Show_Video+with+Link&linkId=31796489

More New Large Scale Work

Can you see it…hiding behind that pole?

Installed my third large scale artwork this week with he help of a couple of friends. I will admit, it’s slightly slanted. However, I’ll also admit, this ain’t easy. That said, making this work has been an exciting adventure.

Next month, there will be more to come. But first I must go on vacation.

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