Bubble Gum on Art: Groups and Objects, 2021 - 2022

The Bubble Gum on Art Series consists of small paintings depicting bubble gum painted over images that were removed from old editions of art history textbooks, which depict those artworks in black and white.

The painted bubble gum masks a prominent part of the composition (which could be the primary focal point, but in some cases, is the secondary or tertiary) to hint at a transformation—from black & white to color, appropriation to original, high to low, masking to potential, and serious to whimsy.

They are arranged, or grouped, according to bubble gum coverings that are “alike” or are similar.

Bubble Gum on Trumbull (groups) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Sasetta (groups) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Gainsborough (groups) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Bellini (groups) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Degas 1 (groups) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Fragonard (groups) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Van Eyck 1 (objects) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on De Heem (objects) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Donatello (objects) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Warhol (objects) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Van Gogh (objects) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Praxitiles (objects) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Gericault 1 (objects) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Nadar (objects) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Dorothea Lange (objects) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Kandinsky (objects) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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Bubble Gum on Stella (objects) acrylic and ink on paper, 15” x 12”, 2022

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