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2013 Ink on Bristol 11x17
2013
Ink on Bristol
11×17

A while back I watched A CLOCKWORK ORANGE which left me disturbed and provoked about the future of our humanity, as I see some of it coming to fruition in real life: the increasing amorality and violence in young adolescents. The adults have every right to fear for their lives as their authorities over the youngsters are diminishing.
But this is not about movies cautionary tale. The menacing gaze and snide grin of Malcolm McDowell at the film’s opening still gives me the heebie jeebies. It’s the kind of the look that is saying “I see you. You can’t fool me.” Then I was reminded of that OBEY image created by artist Shepard Fairley. And then, well, put the two together…

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