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“Roof Roof” 18×24″ wc/p c 2010 Ken Delmar.

This young gull dared to land on the roof of one of the buildings owned by Linda Bean of the LL Bean retail empire. Linda bought the general store in Port Clyde, Maine, a lobster business, and several other residential properties. She has taken a substantial position in the waterfront town. This seagull is okay…

Mandala Sienna

Fizz was a dancer. She was tall and buff and had WWII pin-up legs and big brown eyes borrowed from a fawn, and fire-engine red lips that were almost as expressive as her eyes. I saw her only once when I was walking on Park Avenue with my dad’s valet at the corner of 75th…

Look Ma, Two Hands!

When I was a little kid in first grade one of the key activities was the art class. It wasn’t much of a class, really, more like semi-organized chaos. Teachers focused mainly on keeping kids from eating paint, hurling it at other students, or spattering it on walls or ceilings. I was holding a brush…

Mandala Blanca

It was somewhere in the Mid-west, like, Iowa or Ohio. East Jesus, just west of Bumblefug. I was shooting film for a public service announcement for the US Army. After the shoot me and this guy from the Army’s PR firm went to a piano bar in the motel. The PR guy got drunk really…

Primal Art, A Brand New/Ancient Genre

Primalism, A Brand New/Ancient Genre In an effort to be more specific than the term “contemporary” about the art I do today I am identifying myself as the practitioner of a new genre: Primalism. Primal art is totally original art created from scratch. Totally original means there is no copying, appropriation, tracing, projecting, re-engineering, sampling,…