The Last Things.
Paintings on plastic and 3 dimensional objects.
This was my first solo exhibition in New York and the first exhibition of Colin de Land's Vox Populi Gallery on East 6th Street.
I met Colin through Joe Davis, a very under-appreciated artist of that period in New York. Both Joe and I had studio spaces in the Times Square area building at 233 West 42nd Street.
This "new" gallery space Colin found, just down 6th Street from Sophie's as a bonus, was not in the best of shape and with no money for a complete renovation, I made the suggestion to just patch and then clear-coat the existing walls. The resulting look was considered by at least one critc to be the best thing about the show.

Installation images, Vox Populi Gallery, September 1984.
In all cases, the text you see in the painting is the title. Some panels are in groups - the group of 4 is actually called The Last Things. Also a triptych called Big Dogfight.
Each panel is either 6 x 4 1/2 feet or 4 1/2 x 6 feet, oil (Varathane) on clear vinyl streched over bent electrical conduit.

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Crucifix, 1984, 6ft. x 4ft. 6in., oil on clear vinyl



3D Crucifix, 1984, 8ft. x 5ft. x 3ft.(approx.),
oil on aluminum litho sheets on foamcore armature.


3D Crucifix was not exhibited in this exhibition but was a part of special, very short, Easter Exhibition, The 14 Stations, in the Spring of 1985.


3D Jets Jesus Neuvo and Jesus Viejo, 1983-4, 11ft. x 4ft. x 4ft. (each),
oil on aluminum litho sheets on foamcore armature.

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Studio Work: PINK MAKE YOU WEAK and RED MAKE YOU ANGRY, 4 1/2 x 6 feet (each), oil on clear vinyl, 1984.

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Studio Work: Totentanz 1, Totentanz 2, Totentanz 3 and Totentanz 4, 6 x 4 1/2 feet (each), oil on clear vinyl, 1983-4.

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