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Title and Saurai broken up and red left center
WE ARE SAMURAI: WHAT ARE WE?
Acrylic, pencil, collage
36" square
2020

I have been working on this series -- begun just before the coronavirus hit -- that uses text to help explain the ideas behind each work. We had been visiting my filmmaker son in Los Angeles, and he played me a lecture by Gilles Deleuze. The text here is a quote from him, a reaction to Kurasawa's "Seven Samurai," who are, he says, really looking for themselves...