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A man walks in front of a mural celebrating Banksy's Academy Award achievement signed by Mr. Brainwash in Los Angeles, California on February 17, 2011. Banksy is nominated for best documentary for "Exit Through the Gift Shop" at the Oscars, due to be announced on February 27 at the climax of Tinseltown's annual awards season.  AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Banksy at the Oscars

For all its obscene excess and turgid backslappery, I rather enjoy Oscar night-it transports me back to watching Bob Hope on a Black and White telly, with my old man in the Seventies. Please follow and like us:

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marilyn_eye

Waiting for Hockney

Discontent at squandering his artistic aspirations as a bartender, in 1994-Billy Pappa’s decided to embark on a work which would be ten years in the making-a life-size, hyper real portrait of Marylin Monroe. Please follow and like us:

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mosaic

Matters of the Art

To all intents, my book is complete -just a few kinks to iron out, and all being well it will be going to press before the month is through. I am hugely excited about the prospect and the coming months will be given to promotional duties and getting it under some noses. In the interim, […]

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chimera_rising

Drawing in Love-show at Mosaic gallery

‘Chimera Rising’ 11″ x 14″ (approx) Ink, Acrylic and pencil on paper Please follow and like us:

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shadow

Melancholy Shadow

‘Melancholy Shadow’ 36″ x 24″ Oil on Canvas ‘Melancholy shadow’ is one of those flagship pieces that heralds a new direction, it encompasses all the ambition and direction I have for the new series. Please follow and like us:

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explodingmusemed

Exploding Muse

Exploding Muse Acrylic on Canvas 11″ x 14″ I worked on another study today, for what I can only call my series of exploding muses. Fatigue prevents me from writing a detailed exposition on the why’s and wherefores of these pieces, but suffice to say there’s something of an expression of decaying beauty in there. […]

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wip3

Body of Art

Since my other camera died, I’ve had to improvise and take low grade shots with a webcam, which is a great shame since this latest picture from my easel really doesn’t do it justice. Still, hopefully you can see how well it’s going, as I’m hugely enamored with it’s progression. Please follow and like us:

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conart

The Con in Contemporary

“a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.”-Albert Campus, describing most Abstract Art. Please follow and like us:

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roninwatches

My Best Audience

Spent the day , updating my site and expanding my print sale on EBay. There are selected prints for just $45 available for a limited time so check them out: 16′ X 20″ Canvas Prints Also had a chat with an artist friend this afternoon-ah, the camaraderie of the same boat. Talking of comrades, my […]

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wip

New Year, New Canvas-work in progress

So,the first marks of 2011. For the first time since October last year, I’m feeling energized by the prospect of painting again, and oddly liberated. So watch this space. Please follow and like us:

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withnail

“Don’t threaten me with a dead fish”

“I have of late,–wherefore I know not,–lost all my mirth, and indeed, it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame, the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory” Hamlet Please follow and like us:

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GUposter

A Cool Yule

May it be Bacchanalian and exquisite, stocking stuffed and lap landed,sequin filled and ribbon wrapped, doe eyed and mince pied, turkey stuffed and paper hat, mistletoed and irish cremed. Every Happiness this Christmas to all. Please follow and like us:

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