Painting series, 2015-2016. Acrylic, graphite, ink and crayon on Stonehenge illustration paper. 22 x 30 inches.
As language deteriorates with our social structures and established cultural norms, I began a series with an intentionally condescending slogan. The disgusting nature of the contemporary art market, the business types that diversify in to art for the sake of their portfolio, those who would be terrified if a revolutionary idea actually did find force and action; this is for them.
That money is merely, at best, paper with words and images on it, and has convoluted so much about our basic ideas of what it means to be human—this is a response, proposing that there are specific dangers in the world involving paper with images and words, but expression is only dangerous to the people that would consider cash more important than anything else.