News From March 2010

Day 25 in Gent Belgium

I can't post too much about the show, there has to be a surprise for people. But after the show I'm sure there will be a blog-a-thon of images, and I will post some too.
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the streets of Belgium...
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Closer...
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my bathroom.
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SMAK at night.
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Many links can be found down below.

These next days are crazy for me...
Posted March 29th, 2010 by Would you like to making fuck, berzerker.
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Gent, Belgium, Day 23

Still working hard to try to make this my best show ever.
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The Teenage Smokers came from the Netherlands...
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I did the Admiral Freebee album cover...
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Went to the fair for a short walk, and the artwork on the rides rules.
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Even if I did eat snails, I'm not sure The Fair would be my first choice...
Posted March 28th, 2010 by crusty the clown has had more sex than me
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3 weeks so far in Belgium

All I do is work, but it's work I love doing.
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More Elke was wanted, more Elke was granted.
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Billboards in Gent...
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Here's one with a dork in the shot.
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Deanna was getting her feet taped so that absolutely no paint could get on them.
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Camera 2.
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Went to a Barry McGee opening in Brussels the other night.
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Some shots of it...
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It was Barry as Lydia Fong, and another artist from scandinavia...
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Lydia Fongs artwork is awesome.
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Josh has a skate-do...
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Toy Machine sock team action. Sect Sock has a hang out with Barry McGee...
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Barry signs for one of his fans...
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Barry inspires the graf kids to make their marks.
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But this guy got real bummed when he saw that his store had been tagged up.
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Josh, yours, and Julian, Brussels, Belgium. Belgium!
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Then Barry got into the shot...
Where are your knee-pads?
Posted March 26th, 2010
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Sneek Peek, SMAK show...

Be there April 2nd. If you are within 6 hours by train or car, you have no excuses.
Posted March 25th, 2010 by pile on the...
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Belgian Waffles, Belgian Chocolate

I can't eat much of either, unless the chocolate is dark.
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This one is for Jimmy from RVCA, he loves calling me an art-fag.
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This is Thomas Caron from the SMAK Museum, the man in charge of organizing this show and book.
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Time to shine young men...
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Reg-Socks Down, Toy Sock Team Up.
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Chemical Warfare by the Dead Kennedy's
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Bigfoot sighting...
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I really fucked up the floor.
Posted March 20th, 2010
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Have not been taking photos, too busy!

These last few days I have been hanging the photos and paintings, it is not as interesting to look at as painting the heads, and there is a lot of it to do, so I have not been covering it so well...
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I look like an amazonian oompa-loompa... This was when I was painting the clouds...
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For the sock-team homies...
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Deanna and Elke
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Elke again, she is the person who keeps the Tim Van Laere gallery operating smoothly.
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The streets of Gent.
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These puppies are finished, and my work has barely yet begun.
Posted March 16th, 2010 by so much work and so little time
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The bane of my existence...

The last days have been spent doing nothing but painting these bastards.

Eat, sleep, take a bus, and paint.
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Some images shot by Deanna...
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The punk girl.
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Some images shot on the way to the SMAK museum. This is a life-sized display at some store.
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The head I did last year in Antwerp. It's here.
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The edition of 100.
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Deanna blow dries the hot pink paint...
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"Experimental Sculpture Mind-Fuck" is transforming into a bigger "work" and the boots are part of it now.
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Went to Kortrijk to see another art show. This is yours truly with Faris McReynolds and Tim Van Laere.
Posted March 15th, 2010 by Dikkie de moi, a belgian ringtone...
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Belgian Days decorating Big Heads

The last 5 days have been spent painting these, and there will be many more...
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The SMAK museum, soon those banners will be naked Deanna. Inside here we are working...
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Photos by Deanna Templeton.
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Berzerker parking.
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We drove to Bruges, where the catalog for this SMAK show, aka "my new book" is being printed. I worked with this man on color corrections and looking over the proof prints.
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Deanna was discussing why this one photo should be in, instead of another...
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This photo was too blurry to include in the end...
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The calendar has not been touched since last summer.
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I'm a sucker for a red backdrop...
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I downloaded a blog into my pants.
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These bushes were sexy.
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The Belgian sky over Bruges, which I only saw the outer dreary reaches of, and completely missed the historic center, which is a Unesco world heritage site.
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Enjoy your weekend young men and women, these days are the best ever...
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Posted March 12th, 2010 by your life and my life they don't touch at all
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Art Damaged in the snowy cold

Never let art damage you to the point of ridiculousness.
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The snow.
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Deanna hates the cold.
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Totally damaged by art. My newest creation. I call this one; "The smeared maxi-pad of my being."
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This one is called, "Experimental Sculpture Mind-Fuck."
Posted March 11th, 2010 by Even thought most art is quite ridiculous
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The Big (and Bigger) Heads

Painting inside the warm museum is very nice...
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We had to start from white, then start adding coats of paint.
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Some inside looks for my web minions...
A book I was involved in...

Posted March 10th, 2010
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First Impressions of Gent - Part 2

Started working on the big heads yesterday...
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The icy cold air was cutting to the bone.
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Another shop window...
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Closer, and a different angle of Gent's city center from across a river/canal of whose name I do not yet know.
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Yeah, there's a castle too. The sun was setting on the fortress that was built to protect the ruler from the population.
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I'll just use my eye for this instead of some other orifice.
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Posted March 8th, 2010
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Gent, Belgium - first impressions

This place is very cool, so much vegan food!
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The train to Gent from Brussels, the first class car (thats how we roll) was epic.
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Some sweet artwork on the orange walls. Jet-lag already affecting us.
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Our first day and we already came across a flea-market...
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Popeye the sailor man. Strong to the finich 'cos e eats is spinach.
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Nazi medals and pins. Some guy yelled "Espinoage!" at me for shooting this, I shook my head and walked away.
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I totally want a saber toothed tiger (aka smilodon) helmet.
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Upcoming shows list with your truly...
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That is a grown man suckling the rotund teat, not a baby jesus or even a baby.
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So cold that this pigeon just froze to death. It snowed today.
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Posted March 8th, 2010 by colder than a witch's tit here
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Biennial of Photography in Liege

Some photos from the installation...
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This had to be hung by someone else, because it opened the same night as my show in LA. It has a different shape and feel than what I would have done, but that is OK with me.
Posted March 6th, 2010 by some random in Belgium
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The Eagle has Landed...

London, dreary London...
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Some stuff of mine that is hanging in the Armory Art Fair in NYC right now.
Posted March 5th, 2010
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Random Proof Sheet Sample

Again, I choose a random folder and take some yet to be filed images...
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From Köln, Deutschland, we spell it: Cologne, Germany, 2003
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"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed." –Albert Einstein
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Canada vs USA Olympic men's Hockey
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I lurk in Cologne too.
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"In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of." –Confucius
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Never Trink the stuff.
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If you ever get a chance to see the catherdral in Koln, you will be amazed.
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Sorry lady, I think you're hot.
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I can't even work a broom with that lady around me.
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Whoops, I snuck in some crowd shots from my show in Friday. It's open all the time for a month, go see it.

I'm gonna be leaving to Belgium in a couple days and may have a spotty month and half of blogging. But I'm sure I will get some in!
Posted March 2nd, 2010 by A little bit of sass
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