Saturday, February 6, 2010
These Watercolor & Gouache pieces I did in 2003 and they were shown the following spring at MoMA/PS1 in a show called 'The Curious Crystals....." It was curated by Steve LaFreniere and Bob Nickas. I was thinking of the way music just takes up so much space, it's huge.
When I first came to NYC in the 1980's so many of the subway trains were covered in these massive graffiti pieces and it was so exciting when they would pull into the station, you never knew what you were gonna see and even though so many of these pieces were giant, they were painted with these dramatic 3d effects to make them look even more massive, bigger than big. Combined with the noise that these trains would make pulling in, this was some pretty powerful art.