For the upcoming “Four Eyes” show, Lauren T. Kistner and I collaborated on a painting. A couple weeks ago we started brainstorming, which escalated to exchanging emails and lists of possible approaches, and finally got to The Moment of Truth in the studio.
A blank white canvas awaited.
After more talking and not painting, Lauren made a statement that turned out to be The Thing That Finally Made Us Get To Work.
We’re just over-thinking this thing.
After that little tidbit of sage wisdom, we dove right in and painted together on a small canvas. Over the next few days of talking and painting and erasing and re-painting and hiding symbols and re-evaluating things and not very much yelling and even less spitting and cussing, we got back together yesterday and finished “Getaway Bike.”