Jet Ski Gang

October 21, 2016

Jet Ski Gang, clay hardened by heat, fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Size: XS. 2022.

 

Jet Ski Gang

 

detail

 

Jet Ski Gang

 

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Jet Ski Gang

 

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Jet Ski Gang

 

detailed detail

Jet Ski Gang

detailed detail’s detailed detail

 

 

Jet Ski Gang

(the whole gang)

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My older son is quite the prankster, or rather a prank enthusiast, as he has not so much begun to conduct pranks of his own. He really likes to watch pranks on YouTube, and perhaps it all started with us gathering around streaming America’s Funniest Videos. There is something about the ones he watches on YouTube, though, that I feel are typically mean spirited. Some are harmless, and perhaps they are all in good fun, but some are just plain mean, and I wonder how a cruel prank victim in the end feels about it all. I wonder, too, if laughing at them is perpetuating, what feels like, bully behavior.

I decided to conduct a prank of my own, targeting my very son who is a beloved fan of such jokes. Tough Love. The setup was fake dog poop on his bed. It had been nearly two months since we, as a family, adopted our black, wiener dog mix, “Lili”. Roughly about a year old, she has been such a sweetheart, and luckily was house trained before we got her. She has not once gone poop or pee in our home. The poopoo prank prop was constructed from a portion of my younger son’s PlayDoh. Once dried a few days later, a quick splash of glossy acrylic paint created an effect of fresh, moistened  excrement.

The fake poop was placed atop my older son’s bed, awaiting him to lay down for the night after washing up. Coincidentally, Lili, laid on his bed, as usual, waiting for him to be tucked in and kissed goodnight. As soon as he entered the room, he quickly exited. His eyes wide-open, eyebrows arched unlike ever before, and his hands barely able to cover his jaw dropping to the floor. My wife was in on it and played along, acting in disbelief that our dog could do such a thing. Our son, still in shock, started to pace along the hallway, eventually and slowly descending the stairs — probably, afraid we were going to get him to remove it. Meanwhile, our youngest son, had come into his brother’s room, now, too, in a state of disbelief, but my wife and I shared with him that it was a trick, that it was fake. He quickly grabbed the poop, ran down the hall, screaming for his brother to witness him holding it, then placing it in his mouth. You can imagine how even more shocked his big bro became until the little one screamed enthusiastically, “It’s fake!”.

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Believe Me

September 28, 2016

Believe Me, low density polyethylene and pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion 9balloon clips for plain fun). Size: XXXL 2029.

Believe Me

 

 

Believe Me

 

 

 

Believe Me

detailed detail

 

Believe Me

 

Believe Me

 

 

 

 

 

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Body Language

Body Language, high density polyethylene and pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion 9balloon clips for plain fun). Size: XL. 1966.

Body Language

(flapped down)

 

Body Language

(flapped up)

 

 

Body Language

3/4 view

 

Body Language

 

Body Language

 

Body Language

 

Body Language

 

 

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Clinic

Clinic, high density polyethylene and pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Size: M. 2021.

Clinic

 

Clinic

rotated

Clinic

flip it and flop it

Clinic

 

Clinic

Use a potato chip bag clip if you  need to.

 

Clinic

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Sent From My Verizon, Samsung Galaxy Smartphone

September 19, 2016

Sent From My Verizon, Samsung Galaxy Smartphone, acrylic paint on plastic,Size: M. 2016. Installed and left at Pay Fauxn Gallery:  https://www.google.com/maps/place/Cabs+Nursing+Home+Co+Inc/@40.6910965,-73.9520844,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x1d4f5b5ddf009604!8m2!3d40.6910965!4d-73.9520844 .

Sent From My Verizon, Samsung Galaxy Smartphone

 

 

Sent From My Verizon, Samsung Galaxy Smartphone

 

Sent From My Verizon, Samsung Galaxy Smartphone

 

Sent From My Verizon, Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Sent From My Verizon, Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Sent From My Verizon, Samsung Galaxy Smartphone

 

 

 

 

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Karl Kani

August 03, 2016

Karl Kani, fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion and IKEA plastic protective product packaging wrap. Size: XXL. 2022.

Karl Kani

Karl Kani Karl Kani

Karl Kani

d to the tails

 

Karl Kani

3/4 view

 

Karl Kani

 

Karl Kani

full frontal glare and alllll

Karl Kani

 

 

 

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Must Be Nice

Must Be Nice, fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion and IKEA plastic protective product packaging wrap. Size: XXL. 2022.

Must Be Nice

in the corner, he’s cornered, she’s cornered

Must Be Nice

Must Be Nice Must Be Nice

Must Be Nice

3/4 view

 

Must Be Nice

details

 

 

Must Be Nice

installation shot in your face

 

 

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Fish Stick

Fish Stick, fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion and IKEA plastic protective product packaging wrap. Size: XXXL. 2022.

 

Fish Stick

 

 

 

Fish Stick

detail of a detailed detail’s detail

Fish Stick

3/4 viewing pleasure

Fish Stick

installation shot(s) vvvvvvvvvvvvvvv

Fish Stick

Fish Stick Fish Stick Fish Stick Fish Stick

 

 

 

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I Know What You Re Thinking

June 25, 2016

I Know What You Re Thinking, clay hardened by heat, fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Size: XS.  1979.

I Know What You Re Thinking

3/4 viewing only

 

I Know What You Re Thinking I Know What You Re Thinking I Know What You Re Thinking I Know What You Re Thinking

FullSizeRender 56

I Know What You Re Thinking, and No You Didn’t

 

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Thanks NRA

Thanks NRA, clay hardened by heat, fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Size: XS.  1979.

 

Thanks NRA

Thanks NRA Thanks NRA Thanks NRA

Thanks NRA

3/4 viewing perspective for you viewing pleasure

 

 

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No You Didn’t

No You Didn’t, clay hardened by heat, fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Size: XS.  1979.

No You Didn't  No You Didn't No You Didn't No You Didn't No You Didn't No You Didn't

No You Didn't

3/4 viewpoint

 

 

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Good Hands

Good Hands, clay hardened by heat, fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Size: XS.  1979.

Good Hands

Good Hands

 

Good Hands

 

Good Hands Good Hands Good Hands IMG_2384 Good Hands Good Hands Good Hands Good Hands Good Hands Good Hands gif

 

 

 

 

 

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Saved By The Bell

Saved By The Bell, clay hardened by heat, fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Size: XS.  1979.

Saved By The BellSaved By The BellSaved By The BellSaved By The BellSaved By The Bell

 

Saved By The Bell

 

 

 

 

 

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Wait For It

Wait For It, clay hardened by heat, fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Size: XS.  1979.

 

Wait For It

 

Wait For It

3/4 view

 

 

Wait For It Wait For It

Wait For It

Wait For It

 

 

 

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Practice

June 17, 2016

Weak Sauce, You Do You, Get You A Man Who Can Do Both, Peekaboo (combined w/ props).

IMG_1385

 

IMG_1370

minus Get You A Man Who Can Do Both

 

IMG_1342

detail of a detailed detail

 

FullSizeRender

minus Get You A Man Who Can Do Both

 

 

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Weak Sauce

May 27, 2016

Weak Sauce, clay hardened by heat and water-soluble when wet, yet water-resistant when dry fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Size: XS.  1979.

Weak Sauce

 

full frontal

 

Weak Sauce

3/4 view for your viewing pleasure

 

Weak Sauce

full frontal

Weak Sauce

full frontal

Weak Sauce

full frontal

Weak Sauce

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

ull frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

ull frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

ull frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

full frontal

 

 

 

 

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You Do You

You Do You, clay hardened by heat and water-soluble when wet, yet water-resistant when dry fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Size: XS.  1979.

 

You Do You

3/4 view

 

You Do You You Do You

You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do YouYou Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You You Do You

You Do You

 

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Peekaboo

Peekaboo, clay hardened by heat and acrylic paint. Size: XS. 1979.

Peekaboo

 

.75 viewpoint perspective

 

 

Peekaboo

Peekaboo

 

frontside/backside/lip slide revealed

 

 

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Get You A Man Who Can Do Both

Get You A Man Who Can Do Both, clay hardened by heat and water-soluble when wet, yet water-resistant when dry fast-drying paint made of pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Size: XS. 1979.

Get You A Man Who Can Do Both

 

3/4 viewing pleasure

 

 

Get You A Man Who Can Do Both Get You A Man Who Can Do Both

backside/frontside/backside revealed

 

 

 

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INSTALL HELP

April 28, 2016

Everybody Lacks Confidence

 

On the Clifff

Act Like You Are Quiet

Lying Down So Comfy Doubting The Refrigerator Closing Completely

 

 

 

 

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