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Kimberly VanDyke

Eyes, Noses, Mouths, Yep, They're All There

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Picture Of Lots Of Eyes Noses And Mouths.  Lots Of Them.

During the December First Thursday Art Walk, I entered a raffle for this painting.

I won. I am a winner.

I have no story about this item. So instead, I will tell you a story from my childhood. A story about the first computer ever made. Or close to it.

When I was about eight, we got an Apple 2E "computer." Amazing, but it was more useless than the computer that started the whole bARTer Sauce project. I know!

Octavian trades me a painting called Transition in exchange for The photo of a Naked Chick by my studio partner Kimberly

Rosalie and Octavian making a bARTer Sauce trade

bARTer Sauce struck it rich at First Thursday.

Rich I tell you. Rich. People kept coming in, reading about The Sauce and then going home to get me trades. Hells yes. This is how it's supposed to be. I suppose it helped that I actually printed out the stories that go with each item and posted them with the display. Without those, it's kind of just a big pile of weird stuff for no real reason. Now it has context and makes some sense. Huzzah!

Kimberly Trades Me A Photo of a Naked Chick for Wire Face

Kimberly and Rosalie doin' a Sauce Trade
Kimberly getting cursed
Kimberly and Rosalie doin' a Sauce Trade
Kimberly and Rosalie doin' a Sauce Trade

My studio partner, Kimberly, is awesome. She runs Stir and paints silk scarves and ties. And she paints baseball hats with robots on them. Awesome. Robots are awesome!

Photo of Naked Chick!

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Nude Woman

Yeah, naked chick photo!

Naked chick photo!

Yeah!

My studio partner Kimberly (Stir) offered me this matted photograph. Her story is short, but to the point:

When I was getting the model ready for this shoot, she was telling me about being a performance artist and how she really wanted to do a piece where she rubbed raw chicken all over her body.

Do you need me to repeat it?

No.

I thought not.

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