Jane came to visit!
Objectifying cellphone photos of men I know as loosely remembered record covers with private implications, 1.
Marco came to the studio to look at my paintings, talk about art-making, and take some photos. Real film and everything!
Martha Hipley is an artist who deals with niche cultural production and online identity. We met at the Hose and discovered that we have studios in the same building. She was the first person to apply for the Diner Residency.
We met at the Venus Diner on 23rd St. in Manhattan, and they didn’t have pound cake, so we ate cookies.
We talked about our obsessive exercise and lifestyle routines and the different subcultures we like to engage with. The point was brought up that this interest often originates as an ironic fixation and then transcends to sincerity.
Martha has an extensive history in engaging with online communities, so we chatted about her involvement with some early message boards, specifically one called Makeout Club.
Martha currently has a project where she paints hundreds of male model pictures she finds on Tumblr and publishes them under an assumed persona. She is also training her body for some upcoming endurance performances.
Tonight I hung out with Eric and we talked about art-making and obsession and the internet!
Until Tuesday of this week, I had not seen a single car in the Village get a parking ticket for violating the “You Better Move Your Car For Street Sweeping” rule since Hurricane Sandy hit in late October.
Then suddenly at 9:10AM, the car parked in front of me got one. I’m not sure if it was a…
So into it.
(from when I was a brunette)
Carlos came to visit and sat for a portrait. Excited to hear his new work!
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If you want your own copy of this 112 page…
Alex and his curls came to the studio to read.
Anna came to my studio and posed for a painting.