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  • FOR SALE: A Transformative work from 1975. A portion of Ethel Scull 36 Times by Andy, I had a "Historical Techniques of the Artist" course in 3rd year university and I was all-pro at silkscreen so I borrowed some movie glossies, scanned them, painted the background and silkscreened them onto the canvas. Anyone who can't afford a Warhol, who wants one, can have this for a lot less. #painting #silkscreen #canvaspainting #oil #oiloncanvas #serigraphy #warhol #fakewarhol #popart #5.5''x7.5' #gotagoodmark
  • Susan, you are so much fun. Portrait in a garage. What a laugh. #portrait #photography #studio #strobe #profoto #pro7b #Brooklyn #friends #portraitsoffriends #laughter #blackandwhite  @susanrenee100
  • London Triptych 1/3: "Change Behaviour". Large photograph/painting, in situ, created for the reception of the office of Geometry Global London - alchimiafilms.com #alchimia #alchimiafilms #geometrygloballondon #change #behaviour #photography #photograph #painting #drawing #pivot #turn #changedirection #act #triptych #fineart #brand #branding #values #brandedart #ronbaxtersmith #corporatevalues #advertising #advertisingagency
  • London Triptych Part 1: Cause Change. Large photograph / paintings for the reception of a London advertising agency. #change #behaviour #photography #photograph #painting #drawing #pivot #turn #changedirection #act #triptych #fineart #brand #branding #values #corporatevalues #advertising #advertisingagency #water #redirect #rethink
  • London Triptych Part 2: Change Minds. Large photograph / paintings for reception of a London ad agency. #change #behaviour #photography #photograph #painting #drawing #pivot #turn #changedirection #act #triptych #fineart #brand #branding #values #corporatevalues #advertising #advertisingagency #realization
  • London Triptych Part 3: Change Behaviour. Large photograph / paintings for the reception of a London advertising agency. #change #behaviour #photography #photograph #painting #drawing #pivot #turn #changedirection #act #triptych #fineart #brand #branding #values #corporatevalues #advertising #advertisingagency
  • Archaeology of Regret - Timelines. #sculpture #totem #wood #steelrod #garbage #tires #stump #wire #hose #stone #cement #steel #blowntire #chainsaw #chainsawstump #brokenwood
  • Archaeology of Regret - Timelines. #sculpture #totem #wood #steelrod #garbage #tires #stump #wire #hose #stone #cement #steel

NEWS


Rain
28/11/2017

In 1976, I sold a rather large painting to my then photography professor at university. It was 5′ x 7′ and it was about rain at night. I decided to revisit this idea and begin again with preliminary drawings and paintings in oil & graphite on paper in preparation for some larger paintings on Dibond....read more


Alchimia Films Inc.
04/04/2017

Alchimia Films Inc. has been our film company since we began directing and shooting TV commercials in 1991. When the business moved away from film, I focused back on my photography. And just when everyone thought they were a photographer, I started back with my drawing and painting. Always swim against the current. My first...read more


Black / White / Hype – 20/24 Polaroid
25/02/2017

Here is a sad story. It is incredible that we are still in this place. In 1990, graphic designer, Del Terrelonge asked me me to go to NYC with him and shoot a story for a book to be presented at an exhibition at Parson School of Design. We took our model from Toronto along...read more


Nebula Triptych
30/01/2017

A new series of photographs printed 42″ x 62″, shot this past January 2017. There are 17 in the series and here is a Triptych of Nebula 2284, 2265 and 2338. See Portfolio I, Nebula....read more


Happy Marriages
05/01/2017

I only just found this negative. I was sure it was lost, but it was hidden in with photos from another project. “Happy Marriages” was shot in Las Vegas in 1988 for a paper promo designed by Taylor Browning. Sadly, our dear friend Scott Taylor passed away the following year of lung cancer. This was...read more


Jet Pilot
02/01/2017

Starts like fascination, ends up like a trance. “Party Girl”, Elvis Costello. In...read more


Millennium Stamp Pablum / Canada Post 2000
06/12/2016

Almost 17 years ago I had the pleasure of working on a stamp for Canada Post. Not just any stamp, it was one of the “Millennium Stamps” that commemorated the Canadian invention of Pablum in the previous century. I was asked by the designer, Mark Koudis, to shoot this little girl who lived across the...read more


1stdibs Opening Page
23/11/2016

Thanks to the Curatorial Team who chose Twins Entwined for the Thanksgiving/Black Friday weekend in the opening rotation on...read more


Torino, 1949 or 1999?
08/11/2016

In 1999, we made a trip to northern Italy to explore the Barolo region and the differences in the cuisine close to the French border. As always, shooting as we went along. On revisiting my Italy contact sheets, (yes, shot on film) I discovered a few shots that appear timeless and due to the lack...read more


Uccello V
01/11/2016

One of the paintings I had started in April 2016 and left on the easel until I returned to the studio in August has just been framed and is off to a good home. There is nothing like a white shadow box to display work in. See More Uccello at the Oliver Gordon Gallery on...read more


Fuso Fig Tangle
31/10/2016

Fuso is the Italian word for “melted”. It is also the root for for the words Confuso, which translated is “confusion” and also for Fuso Orario which means “time zones”. Each of these words mean a transition is happening. The transition is very present today. We are on the verge of incredible new things. Diesel...read more


Director
28/10/2016

For 22 years, I had the esteemed pleasure of working in film, shooting and directing TV commercials. I met and worked with some of the best talent in the business. It was a honour. David Lean said that “Film was the last great collaborative art.” He was right. You are only as good as the...read more


Assignment / Archive
19/10/2016

Assignment / Archive is not a new section as it was a link to my old website. Now, however, it is full of photographs shot while on assignment for various clients over the years.  There is also an award and client list along with a narrative of my years as a photographer / director and...read more


Taste / Y/P Book
01/10/2016

In the summer I had the pleasure of creating some photographs for our friends, Yabu Pushelberg. Each year they create a book once or twice depending on their schedule. Their second book was entitled, Taste. With stories and interests during their career, my series was to provide images for the idea of a “Shipwreck Soundtrack”...read more


Purple Popsicle / Summer in Tuscany
25/07/2016

A 24″ x 30″ Archival Pigment Print made its way a couple of weeks ago to a new home near Grossetto in Tuscany. Love this shot. Shot 4×5 so every little ice particle is sharp. There are more in the edition, here...read more


Avenue Road
28/06/2016

As an addition to the presentation of the new furniture collection, “Heath and Oiseau” by Yabu Pushelberg, Avenue Road chose two “Weeds” photographs for the walls of the installation printed 42″ x 60″ and mounted between plexiglass with a clean edge. Installation photos can be seen on my Instagram...read more


Treble in Abu Dhabi
13/06/2016

I am pleased to announce that two of my “Treble” paintings have been sold to a large hospitality company in Abu Dhabi. Safe Travels. Just completed; 5 paintings on canvas from the Treble Series ranging in size from 48″ x 66″ to 78″ x 90″. The groups can be seen  In Work on Paper –...read more


Windage I
30/05/2016

Change is good.  Sometimes you are ready for it or sometimes not. I wasn’t ready. In hindsight, I think the universe was doing me a favour this time. The wind changed direction and we were to follow it. This is one of my first paintings I made after a very, very long break from that...read more


Liner Notes: Black White No.7
02/05/2016

Probably one of the most interesting aspects of looking at a photograph for a photographer is also knowing the story behind it. It is like Horst’s Mainbocher Corset shot. The ribbon is untied, they haven’t started the commercial shoot for the Mainbocher Co., and the model has her arms up because she is wiping the...read more


Uccello – Picchio
26/04/2016

It is hard to believe that one little woodpecker (picchio in Italian) could decide that he had to get into our house by pecking into and through the hardest of woods, chestnut, in the lintel over our window. Anyway, he succeeded and fortunately he was discovered while working on the roof and given his/her freedom...read more


Withered Fig
26/04/2016

Not that I am consumed with death, but it is extraordinarily beautiful the shapes and textures from these huge fig leaves that wither away at the end of their season. Here is a small series of still life photos on a very old table that we have in our home. See under Portfolio I,...read more


Yabu Pushelberg / 1stdibs Saturday Shoppers
05/04/2016

Our dear friends, George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg are this week’s Saturday Shoppers on 1stdibs. They are intergalactic in their talent and level of taste. Want to make the right choice? Follow their lead. Here they chose one of my photos, “Twins Entwined” that they have had in their personal collection since it was shot...read more


1stdibs
23/03/2016

Now you can find my work on 1stdibs with the Oliver Gordon Gallery. Follow us on...read more


SX 70’s
03/02/2016

Just finished scanning all my SX 70 Polaroids from a one man show I had a very long time ago. Fun to revisit them. Here they are… SX 70...read more


Assistants: Can’t Thank Them Enough
18/01/2016

We have been extraordinarily lucky to have had some of the best assistants one could ever find. I was incredibly lucky to have my wife, Beverly – an art history graduate, help me and she still continues to. The assistants that I have had are now family and I want to thank them each by...read more


Ends Up Like a Trance
07/01/2016

The process of creating a photograph can yield some pretty amazing images on their own. You stay focused on what it is you are looking for, while all along there are some images that are pretty extraordinary that are just discarded or forgotten. With that in mind, I am starting at one end of my...read more


Nebbia / Fog
24/12/2015

“Nebbia” is the Italian word for Fog. In my archive from 1991 – 1994 are a group of 4 x 5 Polaroids that I keep while we were creating backgrounds to merge with other images. They were interesting on their own. Now, years later, I have merged them with each other to create a series...read more


Look Back
11/12/2015

After all the years of shooting where you just keep moving on to the next project, I thought it might be time to look through the archive. To see if there were things that I shot that I wasn’t even aware of at the time of their value. Time to revisit the contacts, the film...read more