A lot of my older work is in my art archives. Here’s more recent work, in reverse chronological order.
 
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Seven Chicken Thigh Meat, Bone, and Skin Diptychs

Meat and death are almost always of some visual interest. And in this case, I appreciated the disconnect in the title of referencing three things in a diptych.. (More ...)

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Three Thousand, Five Hundred and Sixty-Two point Six Grams of Russet Potatoes Precisely Proportionate to Phi

In the past, I’ve been unsure whether heavily manipulated photographs are a good idea. I still am, even after falling back in phi. (More ...)

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Seventy-Eight Seconds of Sonic Cushions Surrounding One Dozen Songs Recorded at Seventy-Eight Revolutions per Minute

I think this is the only time in my life I’ve presented an actual audio recording as art. I’m comfortable with the visual translation of the recording, and much less so with the actual audio. (More ...)

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Lubricated Towel

Abstract black streaks on a white background may have been revolutionary in the last millennium, but these days the idea is something of a cliché. I’d never attempt to consciously recreate something so predictable, but was pleased with the result when I did so accidentally. (More ...)

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Eleven Yards of Flint

This is another series that didn’t turn out as I’d planned. As is usually the case when this happens, I like the unplanned version better than what I intended. (More ...)

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Six Hard Drives Cubed (sketch for Sixteen Hard Drives Cubed)

This may be more about language than images or mathematics. I like it because the drives mathematically cubed don’t form anything close to a geometric cube. (More ...)

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Sidewalk Squared

This is different than anything I’ve done in years or decades, so I have yet to decide if it’s promising, disappointing, or just different. (More ...)

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Abandon Ship

The visual representation of a ten-second bugle call looks like a boat going under the waves in rough seas, or some other such Rorschachian image. Or maybe not. (More ...)

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Seven Fields of San Francisco Nature Photography

I was advised that I should explore new fields of nature photography. I did, and determined that I’d received bad advice. (More ...)

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Quindici Salvapizza (1:100 Maquette)

“Fifteen Pizza Savers” sounds more artistic in Italian, even if I can’t pronounce the title. (More ...)

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Six Dozen Screwed Froot Loops Comprising the Kellogg’s Rainbow

I saw the Froot Loops and I wanted them shaded grey. No colors anymore, I did it my way. (More ...)

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Storage

I didn’t intend this to be a conceptual piece, but, since virtually all my photographs are stored in boxes or on digital media, I suppose it is. (More ...)

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Twenty-Three Leftover Dinner Rolls

I see from this page that that this is the fifth series of twenty-three images I’ve made in the last decade. The choice of that particular prime number was usually by chance rather than design, as was the case here: I only had twenty-three rolls available. (More ...)

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Eighteen Specimens of Page Six Hundred and Sixty-Six

I found a number of very thick books and used a graphics program to process the numerals 666 from the six hundred and sixty-sixth page of each volume. Not much to it, really. (More ...)

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Internet Archive Catometer

Were it not for cats, the Internet wouldn’t exist. Despite my protestations to the contrary, there is, “too much of a good thing” does exist, so I designed the Catometer to monitor how many digital cats are currently prowling the tubes. (More ...)

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Shrouded Building

Most of my photographs are on the conceptual end of the visual spectrum. This one, though, is more on the retinal, qualities that are mostly lost when reduced to relatively few pixels. (More ...)

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One Dozen Dirty Socks

The most unusual thing about this work is not at all obvious: this is one of the few times in my life when I’ve had an even number of socks. (More ...)

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Archival Wall (Patch)

Another day, another photograph of a wall patch at the Internet Archive. Oh well, at least it’s completely different than the last eleven wall patches I recently photographed. (More ...)

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Eleven Hasty Cement Wall Patches

It’s the oldest trick in the photographer’s handbook: photograph someone else’s work (in this case an anonymous plasterer) and take credit for the resulting image. I did that eleven times to make “my” latest work. (More ...)

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Miniature Crater Lake

It looked a lot more like Crater Lake before I turned the translucent cerulean liquid to black. That’s fine; I'’m comfortable with my chromophobia. (More ...)

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Rainier Ale: The End of the Line (Unfinished)

I bought the last six cans of Rainier Ale I’ll ever see and decided to drink them one friend’s death at a time. At the end of 2016, there’s just one left. (More ...)

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Internet Archive Driverless Truck

I converted the Internet Archive’s freight truck into a driverless vehicle by leaving it parked in the same spot for over four days. (More ...)

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My Biggest Grant of the Millennium

I promised to do nothing and got a grant for three dollars and fifty cents to fund it. (More ...)

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Above The Really Really Great Room

Another dubious case of documenting something with which I had nothing to do and presenting it as my work. (More ...)

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My Internet Site, Cemented in Time

Some Internet sites are ephemeral, but I cemented mine in time and cement. (More ...)

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Internet Archive Audio Underground

Tiny speakers that also function as microphones allow me to both broadcast and listen to subterranean sounds. (More ...)

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Internet Archive Eruv (sketch)

Is it possible to create an eruv inside a building? I’m an artist, not a Talmudic scholar, so I made one anyway. (More ...)

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Two Whopper Prints (Diptych, Made With Steamroller Platen)

In one of those unhappy aesthetic coincidences, these fast food “hamburgers” both look and smell like vomit. (More ...)

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Zip Line (sketch)

My creation to get data from one end of the Internet Archive’s Really Really Great Room without using electricity. (More ...)

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Sixty-Nine Dried Peppers Arranged in Twenty-Three Random Ménages à Trois

You can’t go wrong with peppers a photographer; just ask Edward Weston. I documented sixty-nine of them just to be safe. (More ...)

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The Periodic Table of the Periods

I have over one hundred and eighteen typefaces in my library; I used them to make this work informed by not dissimilar tables. (More ...)

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ISO12233

I chopped the standard international chart for testing photographic lenses into forty rectangles then rearranged them forty times. I didn’t use any of my too many cameras in making the forty prints. (More ...)

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Questioning the King James Bible

This is an agnostic look at biblical punctuation, yet it’s bound to offend someone. Hopes springs eternal ... (More ...)

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The Room Formerly Known as John

Antoinette, of all people, applauded my new piece, The Room Formerly Known as John. She explained that she could go straight to the saloon after work because she’d already been to the Jim. (More ...)

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Artist-Approved Point of Interest (sketch)

Why is something art? Because I said so. Now the same thing can be said of points of interest, thanks to the labels I created. (More ...)

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Black Foam Rectangle

Yep, it’s another almost black rectangish thing. As Karl Valentin said, “It’s all been said already, though not yet by me.” And now it has. (More ...)

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The Impact of Big Data

Documentation on how big, fast data changed the life of an earthworm. (More ...)

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Twenty Desiccated Banana Peels

I discovered a desiccated banana on the nether regions of my desk. I quite liked the appearance, so I dried more banana skins until I got bored after my twentieth banana. (More ...)

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Five Presidio Block L Doors

I can’t remember if the doors were the same size before going into my computer but they are now. (More ...)

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Ted Kennedy Memorial Reading Glasses

One of the lessons I learned from Ted Kennedy is that one can’t have too many pairs of glasses. (More ...)

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Humpty Dumpty Self-plagiarism Aborted

It turned out that these photographs I made were actually copies of work I made earlier, so they're labeled as such. (More ...)

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Thirty-Seven Pellucid Seaweed Sheets

I’m usually pleasantly surprised when I look at something with a camera lens that can see more than my naked eye. It’s like Yogi Berra noted, “You can observe a lot just by watching.” (More ...)

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Losers’ Flag

Adding one word to the Confederate flag renders it less offensive as well as historically accurate. (More ...)

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Geometrically Challenged Shelves

These sorts of images have been done before, but not by me. Until now. (More ...)

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Two Ephemeral Columns

I mantled two columns in the Internet Archive’s Really Really Great Room, saw all that I had made (and it was very good), then dismantled it. (More ...)

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Jelly Bean Flavored Easter Grass

It’s plastic and thus cannot be either flavored or grass. And yet, there it is! Photography’s good for that sort of thing. (More ...)

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Twelve Coupled Archival Chairs

I again photographed things that are similar but different. I may be continuing to explore a rich aesthetic vein, or I may just be repeating myself. I like these images; that’s all I need to know. (More ...)

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Seventeen Abandoned Green Tea Bags

I liked using the word “green” in the title of black and white photographs, especially since the tea bags never were green. (More ...)

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Twelve Rainier Ale Cans Approaching Infrathin

I’m not sure exactly what Marcel Duchamp meant by “infrathin.” I suspect he didn’t have a precise definition either, but it’s too late to ask. This piece may represent one if not both of the definitions with which I’m familiar. I know with certainty, however, that I enjoyed drinking the ale. (More ...)

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Thirteen Allston Way Stripes

I‘ve considered painting for years, perhaps decades. Given my unsurpassed ability to procrastinate, I have yet to do so. Instead, I’ve found it efficacious to photograph and take credit for other people’s paintings, in this case the creative work of civil servants in Berkeley, California. (More ...)

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Forty-Nine India Ink Drops (and Myriad Incidental Splatters) in Seven Arrays of Seven Drops

Nothing could go wrong with a bottle of India ink, an eyedropper, seven sheets of expensive French watercolor paper, and three and a half meters of free gravity. It had to work and did; there was simply no other possibility.  (More ...)

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Comparing Apples and Oranges

I have no idea why some people say that they can’t compare apples and oranges. I had no problem comparing them using a triple beam scale and a tall building. (More ...)

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Lily Pond (Painting)

I painted a lily pond, but a hundred dollars worth of cheap paint didn’t go very far. (More ...)

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Thirteen Cans of Tuna Captured by Gravity
After Being Flung from a Great Height

Thirteen cans of tuna hurled into space from a height of sixteen meters all plunged to earth; their fishy contents remained intact. (More ...)

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Sixteen Defined Conservatory Drive Cavities

Sometimes I consider the order in which I present images and sometimes I don’t. These photographs were easy; they’re numbered in the order in which they were made. (More ...)

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Fourteen Cheap and Dirty Camera Lenses

All my camera lenses are expensive and pristine, hence my fascination with these scratched and cloudy old optics. (More ...)

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Forty-Nine No. Sixteen Rubber Bands

After escaping squares and circles by working with hexagons, what next? Sixty-five millimeter (no. 16) rubber bands, that's what. (More ...)

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Archival Inferno Remnant

When fire destroyed the Internet Archive’s San Francisco scanning center, I made two photographs, one for propaganda purposes and the other—this one—personal. (More ...)

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Eighteen Coupled Hexagonal Tiles

I work a lot with squares and circles, so I enjoyed taking a break from the usual with these hexagonal grids. (More ...)

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Heinz 57

I couldn’t go wrong with a steamroller and ketchup, so I didn’t. (More ...)

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The Happy Ending (a book on tape)

It’s a book, but there’s no paper involved. and it’s on tape, but the tape’s not magnetic. (More ...)

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Thirty Archival Toilet Paper Rolls

Rolls of toilet paper should be perfectly round, but they’re not. I like looking at things that are different than they appear. (More ...)

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Lands End

The panels in this series look completely different now. I’m glad I photographed them when I did; that’s one of photography’s raisons d'être. (More ...)

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Twenty-One Archival Tape Tears

I photographed twenty-one masking tape tears, then posterized them and converted them into vector graphics. (More ...)

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Buried Treasure

I buried ten million dollars, but no one found it before it self-destructed. (More ...)

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Twenty-Two Pudgy Little Fascists

For reasons known only to employees of the Kraft Foods [sic] Group, chemical engineers cast the wretched little Kraft Jet-Puffed Gingerbread Mallows in the shape of pudgy little fascists. I photographed twenty-two of them. (More ...)

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Harriet, Grave of the Unknown Chicken

There are chickens, and there are chickens, and then there are chickens. And then there’s Harriet. This is Harriet. (More ...)

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Kittens.

When I made my business card, I eliminated all the information the recipient already knew. And so, I ended up with a one-word business card, one more word than I needed.  (More ...)

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Segment of the Original Internet

I obtained a cast iron segment of the original Internet from a trusted, clandestine source who assured me of its impeccable provenance. I donated the piece to the Internet Archive; I have no use for anything that’s no longer functional. (More ...)

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Three Presidio Air Intakes

I photographed three huge air intakes—what else could they be?—on three different government buildings. Each one was unique, but each one looked like Theodor Seuss Geisel designed it. (More ...)

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Earthquake Detector (2012 prototype)

It wasn’t what I originally had in mind, but I got tired of procrastinating so I added “(2012 prototype)” to the original title. Does it work? We haven't had an earthquake since I installed it, so I can't be sure. (More ...)

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Pinus longaeva Does Not Care

Bristlecone pines walked the earth long before Buddha, Ganesha, Jesus, Moses, et al did. Actually, that’s not true. Some of these ancient trees are over four thousand years old, but they never walked anywhere. That’s because trees don’t walk. Trees also don’t have eyes, so I don’t know how much they’ve seen, so this piece is entirely based on conjecture. (More ...)

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Forty-Nine Cheerios

Cheerios is (are?) a popular factory-made American breakfast cereal. They aren’t really round, but then neither is the letter o in many typefaces. After photographing the little pieces of chemical-laden oats, I manipulated them in my computer to make them rounder than real. (More ...)

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Stereo née Mono Lake

I was arrogant and stupid to rename California’s Mono Lake based on a couple of my photographs; that’s just the kind of artist I am.. (More ...)

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Digital Artifacts (Sóror Mariana: peça em I acto)

My learned friends at the Internet Archive have scanned every page—including the blank ones—of millions of books. I selected three seemingly blank pages scanned from an old volume, increased the contrast in my computer, and discovered lots of artifacts. The blank pages weren’t really blank after all. (More ...)

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Pink Flamingo

I have no idea why people wander around with eight-hundred millimeter lenses in inclement weather and/or swamps photographing birds. Every flavor of bird on the planet has been photographed, and photographed really well at that. When I needed a bird in a photograph, Jimmy Audubon didn’t object when I used one of his. (More ...)

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States of Jersey: Twenty-Three Jersey New Jersey Diptychs

I photographed cigarette butts in Jersey, also known as the States of Jersey, the Isle of Jersey, Olde Jersey, et cetera. I was going to do the same thing in New Jersey, but once I arrived in Manhattan I decided that that was close enough to New Jersey, which was visible across the Hudson River. (More ...)

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Looking at the Versos of Photographs: Eleven Pictures From the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art

What’s on the back of famous works of art and/or photographs? I wondered that for years, but couldn’t find an administraitor at the San Francisco Museum of Modern [sic] Art with whom to coöperate. Peter Galassi of the real Museum of Modern Art in New York approved my project after I wrote to him. And so, I spent Halloween, 2011, photographing the versos of photographs reproduced in John Szarkowski’s seminal book, Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art(More ...)

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Nineteen Protected Petabox Photographs

This piece about intellectual property is one of my stupider ones. I set up my camera on a tripod at the Internet Archive and made a photograph of some of the organization’s servers. Eighteen other people pressed the shutter release, thus becoming the owners of the photographs they created. I copyrighted the set without acknowledging that the Internet Archive owns the copyright to the appearance of their servers. It’s a dog’s breakfast of conflicts that could feed a pack of lawyers for at least a year. (More ...)

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Twenty-Three B Dock Gaps

I walk on B Dock to get from shore to my boat. I noticed that the gaps vary in width, so I decided to photograph them. I couldn’t really photograph just the gaps, since they’re virtually black. And so, I photographed the gaps, but left a bit of wood showing on either side to provide scale. (More ...)

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Petabyte Apple Server (Prototype)

Internet servers are notoriously difficult to create and maintain. That's why I made a server that’s not connected to the Internet; it doesn't even use electricity.  (More ...)

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The Library of Babel II

Borges created The Library of Babel; I created one too, or one II. (More ...)

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The Davidian Calendar

I concocted my own calendar, which is as worthless as it is pointless, and vice versa. Down with the Gregorian, up with the Davidian! (More ...)

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Twenty-Five Kii-Katsuura Corrugated Metal Walls

Being in Japan was a good excuse to make f64ish photographs I’d never make in the United States. (More ...)

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Two Hundred and Fifty Pieces of Mona Lisa in Ten Reticulations

This piece started out as a simple idea that proved difficult—or at least tedious—to execute: make photographs of each of the two hundred and fifty pieces of a Mona Lisa jigsaw puzzle then arrange them in ten grids. I can’t imaging why it never occurred to me that making and processing that many photographs wouldn’t take days. At least the tedium was worth it. (More ...)

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Fifty Black and White States

This silly piece is based on two definitions of the word state: “the particular condition that someone or something is in at a specific time,” and “a nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government.” Silly redux. (More ...)

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Thirteen Pacific Horizons

Conceptual art is my weakest medium; here’s another example. It’s been two years since my last piece in the vein (vain?), so I may be learning to avoid this type of work. Maybe. (More ...)

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The Oldest and Newest Photograph in the World, 20 September 2010

For a third of a second, the oldest preserved photograph (made by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in 1826) and the newest photograph in the world (made by me) coexisted in the same image. (More ...)

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Fifty-One Trader Jose’s Salted Tortilla Chips Framed by Equilateral Triangles

Sometimes I determine the number of photographs in a series arbitrarily. For example, I made seventy-one photographs of Charles Shaw Wine Corks because that's a prime number, as well as my father’s age when he died. For the chips, though, I photographed fifty-one of them because that's how many photogenic ones I found in the bag I bought.  (More ...)

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Michigan School for the Blind, Michigan School for the Deaf

Buelah, my grandmother, worked at the Michigan School for the Deaf. As a young boy, I tried to imagine what it would be like to live in a world as silent as a photograph. Later, I wondered if the Michigan School for the Blind was invisible to students there. Several decades later, I finally made a diptych showing both institutions. (More ...)

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Agadir/San Francisco Sand Exchange

A simple piece: scoop up a couple of kilograms of sand from a San Francisco beach, fly to Morocco, pour it on a beach, and photograph it. Then do the same thing in the other direction. A simple idea, simply executed, perhaps too simply on both cases. (More ...)

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Honey Renders a Precision Instrument Inoperative

I took a functioning, obsolete camera and poured honey over it, then photographed the gears, shutter, et cetera. Since honey is transparent, the piece was even less successful than usual. (More ...)

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Sixty-Four Foil Eyes

Another simple premise: photograph sixty-four spherical pieces of stale, Halloween chocolate wrapped in foil imprinted with the image of an eye. Since the resulting photographs weren’t very good, I posterized them in an attempt to hide my lack of technical expertise. (More ...)

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Retirement Plan (sketch)

I probably shouldn’t publish this piece, it just might give some moron an idea for new legislation. (More ...)

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Seventy-One Charles Shaw Wine Corks

When asked if I drink Charles Shaw wine because it only costs $1.99 a bottle, I have a simple answer.

Yes.

I’ve saved hundreds of corks over the years, although I had no plans for them. I’m glad I did; they’re as easy to photograph as the inoffensive wine is to drink. (More ...)

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Three Fort Mason Pyramids

Just when I thought I was done photographing the parking lots outside my studio, government workers installed asphalt bumps to slow down speeding cars. I don’t know why they did this; I’ve never seen a reckless driver here. Similarly, I don’t know why they painted triangles on them, but I’m grateful that they did. (More ...)

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Thirteen Hollywood Swimming Pools

Hollywood is a grubby, polluted place with unbreathable air and handsome people with teeth even whiter than the cocaine they inhale. Swimming pools add to the glamor; I made thirteen images of them using satellites a safe distance away. (More ...)

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Thirty-One Corncob Horizons

I'm rather inefficient when it comes to harvesting corn from the cob. I photographed the remnants of my meal, which turned out to be a pleasing panorama. (More ...)

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Sixteen Popcorn Kernels, Popped

I’ve been planning on photographing popcorn for years. As usual, turning the idea into images wasn’t of much interest since I knew the photographs would look like puffy, white clouds. And, as usual, the photographs turned out to be unlike anything I’d anticipated. (More ...)

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Twenty-Nine Madeiran Crosses

I photographed the sidewalk when I went to Madeira. It wasn’t a very good reason to travel ten-thousand kilometers, and I don’t recommend that anyone else do so. (More ...)

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Seventeen Fort Mason, San Francisco, Painted Rails

I’ve always admired the old, steel train rails near my studio; they haven't seen a locomotive in decades. I’ve also appreciated the contrast between the steel and the relative ephemeral parking lot lines painted over them. I made forty-one photographs of them, and, after deleting any that were aesthetically pleasing, ended up with seventeen. (More ...)

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Thirty-Six Modest Shrubberies Observed About Decker Island

Decker Island is full of modest shrubberies. I photographed thirty-six of the tedious plants, and then experienced a severe lapse in judgment. After almost twenty years of resisting the tawdry siren call of gimmicky computer filters, I finally decided to use the insipid gimmicks. And so, instead of thirty-six bland photographs, I have thirty-six tarted-up bland photographs. (More ...)

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Fourteen Oklahoma Highway Intersections

Fourteen aerial views of Oklahoma highway intersections, posterized to distinct shades of grey, and presented inside fourteen golden rectangles. As boring as Oklahoma itself. (More ...)

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Eighteen Coupled Black Beans (with Stains)

I love black beans, so I decided to photograph their inky stains. The beans themselves were so attractive, though, that I decided to leave them in the final images, even though that resulted in photographs that were somewhat less boring than usual. (More ...)

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Nine Pieces of Studio China

The dictionary and my mother define china as, “a fine white or translucent vitrified ceramic material.” None of the “made in China” objects in my studio fit that description, not even the cheap soup bowl. My mother has her china; I prefer mine. (More ...)

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Twenty-Three Cinematic Yosemite Panoramas

I told my computer to enlarge some Yosemite photographs I had 22,500 times. My computer dutifully gave me some curious images. It’s pointless to look at these on the Internet since the subtle banding generated by working on a thirty-two bit image is lost, but the Internet is nothing if not a waste of time. (More ...)

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Twenty-One Fort Mason, San Francisco, Parking Lines

I remain fascinated with the new parking lot outside my studio; I never imagined painted parking lines could be so intriguing. (More ...)

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Twenty-Two Commercial Paint Formulæ Mise en Scènes

I selected the titles of sixty-six Kelly-Moore brand paints, added their hexadecimal and cmyk color formulæ, then arranged them in twenty-two triptychs. (More ...)

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Two Sketched and Two Painted Arrows

Arrows sketched and painted by paving contractors look even better than the idea sounds. (More ...)

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Ten Pineapple Rings on Maui

A can of Dole pineapple rings contains ten perfectly-machined (no other word will do) pineapple slices. Hence the ten photographs of same. I love it when the subject defines the piece. (More ...)

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Eight Frequent Colors

Eight Frequent Colors may, in fact, be six or seven colors, depending on whether black and/or white are colors. I know next to nothing about color theory, but then a chromophobe wouldn’t, would he? (More ...)

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Eleven Chilean Circles

Eleven photos of circles I found in Chile. I don’t like them very much; they look like photographs that are supposed to look like good photographs, which makes them not very good photographs. (More ...)

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Nine Santiago Apartment Blocks

Nine unremarkable buildings with two overlays of distorted maps of Chile. (More ...)

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Eight Japanese Views, Thrice Removed

I never tire of looking into a dear friend’s eyes. And so, I made several photographs of one of them; now I can look at her eye any time.

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Seventeen Manhattan Windows

In April, 2008, I wandered around Manhattan for a week and ended up making lots of photographs of windows. I selected seventeen of them, and gave the set the obvious title, Seventeen Manhattan Windows(More ...)

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Mount Rainier Ale (sketch)

I started to make a model of Mt. Rainier using Rainier Ale cans, but I didn't get very far. That's why it's called a sketch; the title has nothing to do with pencils or charcoal.

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Eighty-Four Things About Twelve French Girls

It’s really eighty-four things about twelve French women, but “girls” sounded a bit more French, a tad more ooh la la. (More ...)

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Fifteen Bowlfuls
(filler up, filler up)

Why fifteen bowlfuls are represented by fifteen burnt match heads is something I can’t explain without going back to my teenage years. (More ...)

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gratuitous image Thirteen Irradiated Wienerwursts

Thirteen formerly tubular sausages grotesquely disfigured by irradiation in a microwave oven. (More ...)

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gratuitous image Lunar Target

A circular plane of undetermined diameter. The area, a one-meter deep layer of perfectly smooth lunar dust, serves as a target for meteors and asteroids, with any impact clearly apparent. (More ...)

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gratuitous image Twenty-Two Lunar Features

Twenty-two photographs of lunar seas and marshes, made in part as an excuse to cite the original Latin names. (More ...)

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gratuitous image Fuckeaters

Fuckeaters is a musical ensemble I concocted, complete with music I created and recorded. After recruiting three other musicians, I made a number of recordings working alone in my studio, and posted the songs here: fuckeaters.com. (More ...)
 

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I made a dozen photographs of melted popsicles, then deleted one to convey an illusion of selection. (More ...)

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I made these photographs without a camera by simply putting the frozen “meals” on a flatbed scanner. I originally planned on making more than seven images, but found the alleged food too unpalatable, even for me. (More ...)

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gratuitous image Climate Change Documented: Eleven Alaskan Ice Cubes, from 27-31 May, 2007

I photographed ice cubes in Alaska, with the invaluable assistance of Dr. Min D. Rowse from the University of Anchorage. (More ...)

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gratuitous image Sugarcubes Cubed

After Sol LeWitt died in April, 2007, I finally got around to making the sugarcube photographs I’d been planning for years. (More ...)

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Twelve San Francisco Hotels

I photographed—in San Francisco—each of the twelve red, wooden hotels from my Monopoly game. (More ...)

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Nineteen Recordings I Enjoyed as a Teenager

I photographed the grooves of individual compositions on the my old records that I haven’t played in decades. (More ...)

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gratuitous image Therefore I Am

I mounted a hundred-dollar bill on a piece of paper above the words, “Therefore I Am.” (More ...)