Is there a use for Truth in Modern Culture ?

  Under the watchful eye of The Wall of Fatigue     How interesting that the issue of history comes under the watchful eye of The Wall of Fatigue. As humans, the only residual echo of our meagre  offerings in the river of time is our stories. They are entrusted to those who follow. The…

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When Art goes Bad

In 1993 this document (below) was made available to me by request of my lawyers, the document was provided to us by Aaron Milrad’s office. It is clear on the document that my name is absent, however I distinctly remember signing a contract which was provided by Kim and Dai. However that document was never surrendered to…

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Kali’s Golden Turtleneck Dream

While in Kolkata years ago I had a dream of Kali after visiting the Kalighat Kali Temple, one of the few temples that really affected me upon spending an day doing pujas and speaking with the temple priests.   In the dream Mahkali came to me and gave me a golden turtleneck sweater that would…

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A SHAGGY BARK TALE

excerpt from Journal of Wild Culture on birch bark collecting with the Fastwurms by Napo B.

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“Most Wanted” Liminals @ Large

Liminal Space for sub-Identity, non-specific attributes, vague self-reference, vacant soul containers, Identity portraiture, transactional apparitions, persona non grata, the vacant expression and the hidden soul.. #portraitpainting #portraits #napob #oilpainting ” Patterns Of Defense ”  Oil on Canvas, 36 x 32 in., September 16th, 2015   ” What I Remember Of Him ”  Oil on Canvas,…

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Are your dreams a gilded cage?

The Dreamer’s Cage is the name of a particular topic I have taken on in my recent painting and drawing activity. I have included a few of these works below, in August I decided to do a name search on the word “dreamer’s cage” and interestingly enough only one relevant link came up to a…

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What’s in a name? How to name art and influence people

Recently, I went into the gallery to deliver some catalogues for the current show of new drawing works at Angell Gallery when a recurring issue came up. People had shown an interest in a particular work titled, The Wheelmaster; however when I had first completed the work I referred to it as Human Farming. My…

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Lilith & Naga

This is a time lapse video of me working on my most recent work, Lilith & Naga.  It is a combination of oil on birch panel and charcoal with the lines are created by using an industrial grinder as a drawing tool. Your comments appreciated.

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“Scrying With Charcoal”

  Scrying with charcoal again, which is a quick way of drawing and channeling images, where I draw with both hands and as quickly as possible. I avoid judging the work which helps me get closer to  tougher and more detailed images, at times some images only take a couple of minutes, while others can take…

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Spring weather makes a difference

Great day in the studio, two of my favourite creations of the day, one drawing from my android and one painting on panel. Setting up my time lapse cameras to capture work in progress. 

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