July 2, 2005

Chris' Visit

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Chris dropped into Tossa for a visit a day before the show.

A private art dealer, my dealer, Chris Byrne represents my work in Texas and beyond.

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We had jsut enough time for a tour and to get something to eat.

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Chris was on his way back from attending the Peter Saul opening at Musee Paul-Valery in Sete. This catalog is a gift.

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"Poopin on Duschamp"
1996
Acrylique et hule sur toile
150x110 cm

I'm sure that the land of the caganers will find a kindred spirit in Saul.

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"Art Critic-Self Expression"
1995
Acrylique et hule sur toile
100x110 cm

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We bumped into a lot of Tossa people I know, so all the hihowareyous made me look like a rock star. Ramon, my carpenter, was at the bus station.

As we sat waiting for the bus, I notice Chris' satchel. He was traveling with a case full of sketchbooks. He's been working on a comic with a collaborator for several years. Here's a peek inside:

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Toilet plungers, hardware store insect cyborgs... why does my mind turn to Burroughs? and Cronenberg's "Naked Lunch"?

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Later, Chris sends me this image:
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He's getting into it.

Posted by Dennis at July 2, 2005 9:09 PM

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