12 inch doll, custom chador, bags, and lit display case.
series is a study for a large scale painting. this is 20 by 8 inches.Many of these will be in the upcoming COCA show in June, including to larger versions of McDonalds, and Starbucks. It is worth to note that currently Saudi Arabia has the largest per capita amount of Western Chains in the Middle East. In Iran, where American chains are not permitted to conduct business, there were a series of fast food businesses that modified their name and appearance in order to appear similar to the western counterpart.
Revisiting the series of iconified objects that I made from scale model cars, buses,and cities I decided to expand on this theme, with the next logical step- military vehicles. This is a M1 Abrams tank and a Humvee.I will eventually make life size versions of these and therefore consider these as studies, but at the moment my studio's dimensions preclude such endeavors.
On a side note, I had a recent interview with WNYC's Benjamin Walker on my "shopping" series, as well as advertising spin on the paintings in BrandWeek.