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bodypainting August 1, 2017

“Infinity Net”: Reflections on Yayoi Kusama’s Autobiography

“Infinity Net”: Reflections on Yayoi Kusama’s Autobiography Its always such a pleasure to connect to an artist’s work in their own words.  Kusama is such an important part of the art history of bodypaint in the USA.  Her staged bodypaint happenings, orgies, and protest performances all sought to quell (phallic) aggression and violence.  An unexpected bonus

Events July 30, 2017

Counter-Commencement Ceremony at Whitney Biennial

Image By: Hyperallergic Counter-Commencement Ceremony at the Whitney Biennial EXPERIMENT: Create a “counter-commencement” ceremony performance piece for the Whitney Biennial that involved bodypainting & gluing my remaining student debt to my friends’ nude bodies. SUCCESS OR FAIL? I’d say this was largely a success.  It was like the most accurate graduation ceremony I could have

bodypainting July 29, 2017

Collaborating with Spencer Tunick

Collaborating with Spencer Tunick One of my fun new friendships is with artist Spencer Tunick.  I had the pleasure to do a collaboration with him at his recent party. I did a camouflage body painting into one of his fantastic prints! Spencer is an artist I’ve looked up to for some time  because of his intoxicating

Events July 24, 2017

Performing at MGM Grand

Michael Cerbellis 2017 Hot List Performing at MGM Grand I flew Dove Meir (LA), Kerstin Tuning (SF) and I over to Las Vegas to do a live camouflage bodypainting from the MGM Grand.  We performed in front of 2000 corporate event planners as a part of Michael Cerbelli’s 2017 “Hot List”.  I painted them, appropriately, into the “New York New

bodypainting July 22, 2017

New Studio!

New Studio! Exciting news!  We have a NEW STUDIO located at 317 Stagg Street Brooklyn, NY- one block from our previous Brooklyn Studio.  It’s quite the upgrade!  It has a cyc wall, tons of power, high ceilings, new equipment, and it’s drive-in retail level access. This will be a truly pro-level studio. I am still doing smaller

Events July 18, 2017

Visionary Art with Alex & Allyson Grey

Studying Visionary Art with Alex Grey & Allyson Grey I had the wonderful opportunity to study “Visionary Art” with Alex Grey and Allyson Grey up at Omega Institute (NY).  This has been a goal of mine for about 3 years.  I needed to take a week for myself to really dive inside and see where

Events July 17, 2017

Field Trip to Mark Ryden’s “Whipped Cream”

Mark Ryden & American Ballet Company’s “Whipped Cream” Some of the team and I had the pleasure of seeing Mark Ryden’s mashup with the American Ballet Company’s “Whipped Cream”.  The music for this ballet was written by Strauss and has been largely difficult for people to absorb.  The story is a bit all over the

Events July 16, 2017

Judging the Make Up For Ever Academy Graduation

Judge for Make Up For Ever Academy Graduation I had the honor of being invited back to Make Up For Ever Academy to judge the students work and help determine who should graduate. We had a fantastic night full of color with a gorgeous body art runway show.  The themes were “Burlesque Circus”, “Exuberant Catwalk”

bodypainting July 14, 2017

Klimt and Litchenstein Bodypaintings

New Work represented by Lemon Frame Gallery in Tel Aviv The largest edition sizes of these two works will now be represented exclusively by Lemon Frame Gallery: “150 million (Litchenstein)” 48×48″ Limited edition of 5 “$135 million (Klimt)” 30×30″ Limited edition of 5 The rest of the series will also be available to purchase through Lemon

bodypainting July 10, 2017

SOLD OUT exhibition

“$140,000,000 (Pollock)”, Lust of Currency Series Our LES bodypaint exhibition SOLD OUT!  Thanks to everyone in NYC who came and especially to our collectors. =)  We hope you are enjoying your new works. =)

bodypainting July 7, 2017

Special Behind the Scenes Zine

I have a very special bonus for you this month!  Here is a fun little behind the scenes zine from our camouflage body painting of Basquiat’s “Untitled” in New York City’s Lower East Side.  This is a part of my body art series “Lust of Currency” which examines the 20 most expensive works of art in

bodypainting July 4, 2017

Sweet Land of Liberty

Freedom is something universally sought. Most of us don’t feel we have enough. Consumerism is largely based on the endless cycle of trying to find more time and convenience has become an industry unto itself aimed at streamlining the details of daily life so that we may indulge ourselves in more hours of independence. We