W. S. Burroughs – American. W. S. Burroughs – American.

W. S. Burroughs – American.

Oil on Chalkboard (surfaced masonite?) 24" x 40"

1999-2001

Homage to the great American anti-hero, great anti-hero American, anti-American great hero, anti-great American hero. The man iconic for his life as much as his writing and spoken word. It seeks to identify a Burroughs amid the writhing desolation of his kamikaze brand of surrealism layered upon the ghosts of ancients, recording the ebb and flow of battle- snakes versus cats: a primal struggle between universal spirits- his vocabulary drawn from a condition of having childhood dreams charred by postnuclear disappointment; of guarded awe for living and the immense potentials that humanity always seems to fall short of.

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Paintings

The foundation of Joe's work. In painting, Joe discovered the possibilities for visual communication and the greatest historical inspiration. His canvasses are largely earlier works, though he will return from time to time to paint on panels or found surfaces.

Geoffrey's Wild Years Ikarus, No Man Dies Alone Owen Pferd Horse Trinity X Canto- Gunther Prien
Albatros 1918 Still Life with Messerschmitt Sister in Revolution Berlin: Embankment 1945 W. S. Burroughs- American. ...As Promised Selkie
Thomas Bernhard Shared Vision Surf Ta 152 Hitlerjugend A Man of Destiny Everybody Loves Pie!
Edith Vorsicht! Starker Feuerstrahl! Jap Otto and Nico Dog A Story I Heard Once Backsplash
Opa Julia Dick Tait Oma David's Factory V2