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Falling From Paradise (PERFECT)
Falling From Paradise (PERFECT)

2016 made from cutting text from a used vintage travel poster

Falling From Paradise (WHAT EVER)
Falling From Paradise (WHAT EVER)

2016 made from cutting text from a used vintage travel poster

Falling From Paradise (THE ENDs)
Falling From Paradise (THE ENDs)

2016 made from cutting text from a used vintage travel poster

this is not THE END
this is not THE END

2015 Ink on paper and pencil on the wall, and two frames (one black color-field drawing in "the end" written thousands of times and the other is "the beginning")

this is not THE END
this is not THE END

2015 Ink on paper and pencil on the wall, and two frames (one black color-field drawing in "the end" written thousands of times and the other is "the beginning")

this is not THE END (detail)
this is not THE END (detail)

2015 Ink on paper and pencil on the wall, and two frames (one black color-field drawing in "the end" written thousands of times and the other is "the beginning")

history of promise
history of promise

2013 ink on paper and foam-core

triumph and tragedy (gold)
triumph and tragedy (gold)

2013 ink on paper and foam-core

remember when tomorrow came (violet)
remember when tomorrow came (violet)

2014 ink on paper and foam-core

TRIUMPH and tragedy
TRIUMPH and tragedy

2013 The word tragedy is written in pencil on the wall over 50,000 times

TRIUMPH and tragedy (detail)
TRIUMPH and tragedy (detail)

2013 The word tragedy is written in pencil on the wall over 50,000 times

TRIUMPH and tragedy (detail)
TRIUMPH and tragedy (detail)

2013 The word tragedy is written in pencil on the wall over 50,000 times

The Minor Fall and The Major Lift
The Minor Fall and The Major Lift

2013 marble bases (Italian marble) from discarded American trophies, installed on a fireplace mantle in a Victor Horta building in Brussels made from the same marble When you approach the sculpture, from the left you read the word TRIUMPH, and as you work your way to the other side of the marble from another angle reads TRAGEDY.

The Minor Fall and The Major Lift
The Minor Fall and The Major Lift

2013 marble bases (Italian marble) from discarded American trophies, installed on a fireplace mantle in a Victor Horta building in Brussels made from the same marble When you approach the sculpture, from the left you read the word TRIUMPH, and as you work your way to the other side of the marble from another angle reads TRAGEDY.

The Minor Fall and The Major Lift
The Minor Fall and The Major Lift

2013 marble bases (Italian marble) from discarded American trophies, installed on a fireplace mantle in a Victor Horta building in Brussels made from the same marble When you approach the sculpture, from the left you read the word TRIUMPH, and as you work your way to the other side of the marble from another angle reads TRAGEDY.

desire ends
desire ends

ink on paper

desire ends (detail)
desire ends (detail)

ink on paper

desire begins
desire begins

ink on paper

In Banks We TRUST
In Banks We TRUST

2012 Over 700 bank signature slogans hand written over and over in gold ink on three walls in a stairwell leading to the, now defunct, Manhattan Bank's main vault in Queens Plaza 90" x 100" x 240"

In Banks We TRUST (detail)
In Banks We TRUST (detail)

2012 Over 700 bank signature slogans hand written over and over in gold ink on three walls in a stairwell leading to the, now defunct, Manhattan Bank's main vault in Queens Plaza

In Banks We TRUST (detail)
In Banks We TRUST (detail)

2012 Over 700 bank signature slogans hand written over and over in gold ink on three walls in a stairwell leading to the, now defunct, Manhattan Bank's main vault in Queens Plaza

i am what i am (detail)
i am what i am (detail)

2011 romance novels, bible tracts, self-help books, lotto tickets, art postcards, wood and foam 72" x 72" x 3"

i am what i am
i am what i am

2011 romance novels, bible tracts, self-help books, lotto tickets, art postcards, wood and foam 72" x 72" x 3"

i am what i am
i am what i am

2011 romance novels, bible tracts, self-help books, lotto tickets, art postcards, wood and foam 72" x 72" x 3"

FOREVER
FOREVER

2013 marble bases (Italian marble) from discarded American trophies, installed on a fireplace mantle in a Victor Horta building in Brussels made from the same marble

FOREVER (detail)
FOREVER (detail)

2013 marble bases (Italian marble) from discarded American trophies, installed on a fireplace mantle in a Victor Horta building in Brussels made from the same marble

REMEMBER
REMEMBER

2013 marble bases (Italian marble) from discarded American trophies, installed on a fireplace mantle in a Victor Horta building in Brussels made from the same marble

yesterdays hopes & tomorrows regrets
yesterdays hopes & tomorrows regrets

2012 yesterdays hopes and tomorrows regrets is a collection of 1000 hopes and 1000 regrets from over 80 volunteers written over and over in color pencil directly on the wall 120" x 144" x 144"

goodbye
goodbye

2009 discarded lottery tickets and foam

FOR EVER
FOR EVER

2016 made from cutting text from a used vintage travel poster

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