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“SOME BLACK GUY”

  

“Some Black Guy”

Some black guy is actually a piece I created that inspired another piece of mine titled 

“NOTHING”

Some black guy comes as a reaction and total disrespect of the black mans body.. His body isn’t worth anything. He has no real identity. Society views him as sometimes an entertainer, sometimes a genius, sometimes even a father but at the end of the night. His name appears on your tv screen. You don’t bother to remember because you see this everyday. Some black guy killed again. They look at the mysterious circumstances that made him who he is. They wait for him to explode so they can revert back to what they have trained themselves to know. Oh yea Antonio I think his name is I’m not sure I forgot.. Doesn’t matter he’s just “some black guy”

Some black guy is  done in mixed media on 8×10 canvas. 
Thank you.

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“NOTHING”

  

NOTHING OTHER THEN HOW ITS NEVER GOOD
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Comes from certain feelings one has about himself as an artist as a black man and as a vessel of culture so to speak.. I am not interested in labels or movements. I consider myself nothing.. I am nothing.. Just some black guy. A nobody.. But when I leave this place I hope my art will be helpful to young men and women and I hope it symbolizes the fact that a black man who is considered nothing sometimes in society can be something actually.. Something much more.
This piece is 16×20 on canvas done in a mixed media technique I call nothing. Hope you dig it and I hope some of my thoughts and sentences that run through my head spark some discussion in your mind.
Thank you.

“AMERICAN PSYCHO 1

“American Psycho 1” 
is a piece I’ve been working on for some time it is inspired by a lot of things in American culture particularly a certain type of culture, the one of the yuppie. American Psycho happens to be my favorite novel for different reasons but one them for sure is the way it depicts the American Yuppie and their way of dealing with the issues of the world and what they think of them and how it affects them. To me this is all intriguing and I decided to make 1 of many pieces that will be inspired from the novel. I call this American Psycho 1. This piece was done on canvas and paper.  

   

  

“WHATS HAPPENING BROTHER”

  

THE RECENT SENSELESS MURDERS OF BLACK MAN BY THE HAND OF THE SUPPOSED JUST AND THE FACT THAT NO REAL JUSTICE CAN BE GIVEN TO THESE MURDERED BLACK KINGS. I THINK TO MYSELF WHAT THE FUCK IS GOING ON IN THIS CRAZY WORLD RIGHT NOW. THE HOBO SIGNS REPRESENTS BELONGING TO A CERTAIN GROUP OF OUTCASTS AND HAVING A WAY OF TALKING AND UNDERSTANDING THAT THE NORM THE CONFORMIST THE SUPREMIST CANT TRULY GRASP AND UNDERSTAND. I PARRALELL THAT WITH THE NEGRO MAN BECAUSE THEY HAVE MANY SIMILARITIES IN THAT RESPECT. THE FIGURE REPRESENTS THE NEWEST BLACK MAN KILLED BY THE LIKES OF A COP IN 2015 IT SOUNDS CLEASHAE BUT I REALLY WISH BLACK MEN WERENT DEMONIZED AND PROFILED IN SUCH A WAY.  THIS PIECE WAS DONE WITH SPRAY PAINT AND OIL STICK ON CANVAS. HOPE YOU ENJOY.

 

“LAWS OF ABSTRACTION”

  

 I DECIDED RECENTLY WITH THE TURN OF EVENTS IN MY LIFE TO PURPOSELY INJECT POSITIVITY AND WARMNESS INTO THE ATMOSPHERE NOT ONLY FOR MY OWN BENFIT AND VIBES BUT FOR THE PEOPLE AROUND ME AS WELL. I WANTED TO MAKE SOMEYTHING BEAUTIFUL. THIS IS INSPIRED BY JAZZ AND LIFE AND WAS DONE WITH A MIXED MEDIA TECHNIQUE. I HOPE YOU ENJOY. 

    

“BLACK MAN BLACK THOUGHTS PAST PRESENT FUTURE”

 

"BLACK MAN BLACK THOUGHTS PAST PRESENT FUTURE"

“BLACK MAN BLACK THOUGHTS PAST PRESENT FUTURE”

CHECKING IN WITH MY FIRST POST FOR THE NEW YEAR. THIS PIECE WILL MARK THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW YEAR AND A SURGE OF ARTISTIC EXPRESSIONS. LAST YEAR I HAD THE PLEASURE OF CREATING ART IN A MEDIUM I WAS UNFAMILIAR WITH AND WAS STILL ABLE TO SEE RESULTS BY HAVING SOULS REACT TO MY WORK AND GIVE ME POSITIVE FEEDBACK. THIS PIECE IS A REPRESENTATION OF MY THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS AND AMBITIONS I HOOPE YOU ENJOY AND STAY TUNED TO SEE WHAT COMES IN THE FUTURE.

“LES EXPRESSIONISTS PENSE”

IM PROUD TO UNVEIL MY NEWEST EXPRESSION I HAVE BEEN WORKING ON FOR SOME TIME NOW AND IS FINALLY COMPLETED. I CALL IT “LES EXPRESSIONISTS PENSE” IT IS A PIECE THAT MEANS ALOT AND TELLS A STORY. CHECK IT OUT AND LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK.

“LES EXPRESSIONISTS PENSE”

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“BLACK MAN BLACK THOUGHTS”

BLACK MAN BLACK THOUGHTS IS AN EXPRESSIONISTIC PIECE IVE DONE RECENTLY THAT IS A COUNTER AND A CONTINUATION OF AN EARLIER WORK I HAVE DONE TITLED “BLACK THOUGHTS” I WANTED TO SEE WHERE MY EMOTIONS ANDF FEELINGS WOULD TAKE ME IN THE PROCESS OF MAKING THIS PIECE WHICH TOOK ABOUT 2 DAYS TO COMPLETE. THIS IS A PIECE I AM EXTREMELY PROUD TO SHARE AND I HOPE YOU DIG IT. THIS PIECE WAS DONE WITH A MIXED MEDIA TECHNIQUE ON LARGE MATTE FOAM BOARD. THE MEASUREMENTS IM NOT SURE OF BUT ITS PRETTY BIG.

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“CALL IT SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL”

THE NEWEST PAINTING IVE CREATED IS TITLED “CALL IT SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL” I TITLED IT THAT BECAUSE ALOT OF TIMES I AM CREATING ART BASED OFF OF HOW I FEEL AND I NORMALLY LET THAT EMOTION TAKES ME WHERE IT MAY BUT RECENTLY I HAVE THOUGHT ALOT ABOUT BEAUTY AND LIFE AND ALL OF THE LIL PLEASURES WE CAN GET OUT OF APPRECIATING ALL THE BEAUTY IN OUR LIVES. THIS PAINTING IS 18X18 DONE ON CANVAS WITH ACRYLIC PAINT. ENJOY AND LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK.

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“BLUES FOR ANTONIO”

THIS IS MY NEWEST ABSTRACT PAINTING THAT I TITLED AFTER MYSELF. THE TITLE COMES FROM A MILES DAVIS SONG TITLED BLUES FOR PABLE OFF OF MILES AHEAD. THE MUSICAL NOTES AND THE BLUE BACKGROUND VISUALS WERE MORE INFLUENCED BY THE ALBUM JOHN COLTRANE PLAYS THE BLUES WHICH WAS PLAYING WHILE I WAS PAINTING. SO IN TURN I HAVE THE TWO GREAT MASTERS TO THANK FOR SUCH PLEASING INSPIRATION. THIS PIECE IS 12X9 AND WAS DONE IN ACRYLIC PAINT ON MIXED MEDIA.

“BLUES FOR ANTONIO”

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