Mark Staff Brandl, "Covers" Paintings and Drawings
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Jason and the Onanauts, Cover Nr. 21, June, 2001
This is "Covers" work Nr. 21 --- ink on paper. 21 x 15 cm / 8.25 in x 6 in. Dated June, 2001.
This cover was a riff on the late Jason Rhoades and similar Neo-Dada Neo-Conceptual art. Jason loved it even though I am clearly teasing him and the form. At his request, I made a color version of it for him, which is, I hope, still in the collection of his wife Rachel Khedoori. I wrote an obit article about Jason on Sharkforum and my art articles blog, link here. RIP Jason.
"Jason and the Onanauts," "Your Favoriote Junk Machine Master and his Bachelor Cohorts in Their Own Exciting Comic Drawing!" In the upper left: "Self-Grinding Scatologists." The price: "12 x a lot ¢." In the upper right "Rrose Re-Arose RR." Images based on the cloud symbol for argument or fight in comics and details from Duchamp works.
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