S.A. Wasn't Here


China

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Size: 46 H x 34.5 W x 2 in

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Painting: Digital, Acrylic and Spray Paint on Wood.

medium- Inkjet print, acrylic and spray-paint on panel.

The main content of this piece is a Green Day gig poster from 1992 that I had distorted by moving it around as I photocopied it. I then pasted the distorted photocopy onto a sheet of paper and left it hanging around on my studio floor. Over time, it collected paint splatters and other detritus. I then photographed it and had it printed onto a large panel. I added some acrylic paint to mimic and simulate the printed marks and then ''tagged'' my initials in yellow over the image. I have had that gig poster hanging on my wall for the past 25 years, so I thought I should make good use of it and pay a nostalgic tribute to my interests in 90's skateboard/punk culture. The final image visually relates to my interests in graffiti, simulation, vandalism, expressionism, and teen angst.
On a side note, I never went to that Green Day gig because it was Mother's Day. All of my buds went and told me it was awesome. This has haunted me for years because the next chance I had to see Green Day play was when they had achieved main stream success and played in a coliseum packed with 20,000 kids.

#### SIDES OF PANEL- when I got this panel back from my framer I noticed it had 2 holes on the sides of the frame. They bothered me at first but now I think they fit the painting quite well. Sides can be filled, sanded, and painted white at collector's request.

Keywords: Punk, Teenage, Grafitti, Expressionism, Skate Culture, Gig, Gig Poster, Music

Subjects: Graffiti

Styles: Abstract Expressionism, Dada, Expressionism, Street Art

Mediums: Digital, Acrylic, Spray Paint

Materials: Wood

Prints: Graffiti Art Prints, Abstract Expressionism Art Prints, Dada Art Prints, Expressionism Art Prints, Street Art Art Prints, Digital Art Prints, Acrylic Art Prints, Spray Paint Art Prints, Wood Art Prints

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