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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Another New Digital Composition

"Seduction", Full Print: 17.25" Tall x 24" Wide


Two New Digital Compositions

"Blow", Print Size: 8" Tall x 16" Wide



"Impotence", Print Size: 20" Tall x 12" Wide

Thursday, December 20, 2007

December


My grandmother passed away two days ago.  She was the one grandparent with whom I had had the opportunity to create a truly salient relationship.  I will miss her more than I think I realize even now.  My family has gathered on the East Coast to discuss her estate and what is to be done with her "leftovers".  She was smart to communicate her wishes so logically.  I'm thankfully there won't be any petty squabbles surfacing.
I will be traveling to Berlin on the 27th.  I am very excited to get my mind off of the current situation and enjoy the company of friends for 10 days.  I've had 5 Stella Artois tonight.  Karl Lagerfeld is from Germany.  He was fat.  Now he's not.






I'm painting Karl right now in my room.  Fat physical features, skinny body I think... 




Monday, December 17, 2007

etrain


here she is.  light of my life.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

I'm in the Library Reading your books


I'm at the Livingston Library before my exam

Putting tiny books on tiny shelves

Monday, December 10, 2007

From Apple to Zebra, to Pajamas

I'm still sick, but I went to one of my classes today to get a paper back.  The professor is really awesome and he's written some great stuff.  Check out his work on Amazon.com.  It deals with a lot of Time, Memory, Social Construction of Historical Continuity and Discontinuity.  Pretty interesting stuff.
P.S. I'd look awesome in this:

Saturday, December 8, 2007

In Virginia on the 14th?

Then check out this exhibition which will include the work of Peter Krsko. His work is executed beautifully

From an E-mail I got:
"Dear Friends,

Here are two upcoming shows next week and information about our film festival in spring 2008. We are looking forward to the next year with many awesome projects in preparation. Stay happy!


Art Whino Opening on Friday December 14, 2007 6-12pm
717 N. Saint Asaph Street, Alexandria, VA
www.artwhino.com
www.myspace.com/artwhino

The new exhibit features art by Justin Lovato and 20 other artists including Albus Cavus’ Peter Krsko. This gallery is huge. The collection has over 400 pieces by 80 artists.

Sponsored by: Albus Cavus and Scion

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Cafe Ole Annual Holiday Show
Curated By Leon Rainbow
December 14th - January 8th
Reception:December 14th 6pm-9pm
126 S.Warren St., Trenton, NJ
Open for submission. 2 pieces at time per artist. Cash and Carry. Group Show marked for sale. Something for every Art Lover on your list.
For more information contact Leon:
http://www.leonrainbow.com
http://www.cafeolecoffee.com

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Send us sketches for Raritan River Art Walk for 2008 season!
http://albuscav.us/raritanwall/

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Street Art Film Festival – Spring 2008 - Co-sponsored by NJ Film Festival.
April 5 – 6, 2008 @ 7pm in Scott Hall, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
For more info: http://www.albuscav.us/filmfest

Selection of films screened in fall 2007.
Part 1 - Saturday, April 5, 2008

Fenceart - Martin Zet
… The only sentence Martin Zet kept repeating when he decided to build a fence across a busy Albanian bazaar to demonstrate that dividing is very easy. Or is it… 2002, 5 min.
Xzistance on the Edge of Chaos - 210studios

This interview with Mr. Maxx Moses (a.k.a. Pose 2), Chor Boogie and Joshua Mays who worked together on 80 foot long curved canvas explores the artists' deeper creative process and inspirations… 2007, 15 min.

Tats Cru: The Mural Kings - Mark Kotlinski
The film follows the world famous Tats Cru as they produce their mural for The Graffiti Hall of Fame in Harlem ... 2006, 60 min. Co-sponsored by the Albus Cavus Gallery.

Part 2 - Sunday, April 6, 2008

Big Foot: Stand Up for Your Life - Hiroshi Nishibayashi"It's not about me... It's about the spirit that's coming out of me... He's going to places, the spirit travels" is what Big Foot has to say about his notorious character. ... 2007, 9 min.

ABOVE: Sign Language Tour - ABOVE
Rising above your fears and challenges is what the artist ABOVE is all about. ... 2007, 13 min.

Casa Del Luchador + Bill Hilly the Stencilbilly - Peat Wollaeger
The latest two Peat’s characters will take us on a journey from a wrestling themed hotel he painted in San Francisco to the miles long Graffiti Wall of Paint Louis... 2007, 5 min.

City Space - Craig Noble
City Space is a controversial video documentary about graffiti and public space. Produced, directed and edited by Craig Noble the video explores the conflict and contradictions involved with graffiti and the authoritative reaction to stop it… 2004; 47 min."

Time to kill brain cells?

Have 43 Minutes, 53 Seconds to kill?



Definately worth it. Creepily like Mike Judge's Futuristic Reality.

Friday, December 7, 2007

eyeyam

Introduction:
My name is Alexander Conner. I am a Senior at Rutgers University, double majoring in Sociology and Middle Eastern Studies. This June I plan to move to Philadelphia and try to support myself while continuing to build my visual arts portfolio for submission and exhibition purposes. Yeah, I'm going to be poor for a long time.

What this is for:
I'll post "works in progress" on the blog, interesting articles I find, and sweet links. Basically what every blog does. When it comes to pre-defined formats, I'll try to experiment so this doesn't get boring.

What I'm doing right now:
Laying in bed with a fever, hacking up phlegm all over my iBook. Bored.

Other:
This is my Beta Fish, "Algebra", no surname.