War–Assisted Readymades

"I created these in response to the second war in Iraq. I was inspired by Duchamp's Apolinère Enameled (1916-1917). The idea is simple: take an image from the magazine celebrating our victory over Saddam Hussein...and paint children's toys into the images, thus putting a different spin on the commemorative photographs."

Untitled #1, 2008
Untitled #1, 2008

gouache on magazine, 13.25" x 20"

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Untitled #2, 2008
Untitled #2, 2008

gouache on magazine, 13" x 11"

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Life/No Life, 2012
Life/No Life, 2012

magazine, enamel on photograph , 18" x 28"

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Untitled #1, 2008
Untitled #1, 2008

gouache on magazine, 13.25" x 20"

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