I aim to make capitalism subservient to art. In my mind capitalism has for too long eaten art; I want to reverse that. For a long time I have lived and operated in a raw capitalist reality – I know how it smells and how it tastes. For now, I am not judging it.
While the Messy Wall Paintings invite the viewer to experience the ambiguity of todays world in the context of contradictions, antagonisms and balances, the Stock Paintings are almost conceptual art. I use company stock prices as symbols. The pre-work is extensive from downloading raw data to producing graphs that appeal to me. Subsequently paint is applied to the canvas according to the elements of the graphs using different techniques.
The Abstract Abstract Paintings are engaged with the abstract content of numbers and money.
All in all, what is important is what the painting is doing with YOU. Is it arting?