All posts tagged “markesmith

Mountain Energei 2020

Mountain Energei 2020 – 13 x 21cm, watercolour, pencil on paper ‘Dolly Parton and Lord Byron They said patriotism is the last refuge But now it was me’

And psychic 2020

And psychic 2020 – 14 x 13 x 14,5cm, plasticine model for future casts “2013 Vicksburg Confederate graves Are uncovered, throwing new light on This 19th century conflict, sparking off a repeat These southern spectres were disease ridden, dusty, organic And psychic”

Sing tow, row, row, row, row, row 2020

Sing tow, row, row, row, row, row 2020 – 220 x 278 x 84cm, drawings, painting, camouflage material, cotton, wood, acrylic, board, watercolour, pen, pencil, cut out lettering, wool This work is based on the track Gross Chapel British Grenadiers by The Fall and includes […]

Clasp Hands 2020

Clasp Hands 2020 – 218 x 237 x 188cm, paintings, photocopies, plaster, various stones, pens, plexiglas, marker pen, chairs, wire, screws, bricks, cotton buds, shoe, paper, beer cans

Guess guess what…2020

Guess guess what…2020 – 21 x 29,7cm, watercolour, pen, pencil on paper Yes, dear chap, it hasn’t changed that much It’s still a subculture art-dealer jerk-off Have you been to the English Deer Park?                                                                                             

Sense you 2020

Sense you 2020 – 112 x 130cm, paintings, drawing, Riso prints, photographs, card, acrylic, watercolour Hip Priest 2018 – 20 x 20cm, acrylic on canvas Smile 2018 – 30 x 30cm, acrylic on canvas      

I’m Tapped 2020

I’m Tapped (studio installation) 2020 – 227 x 330 x 103cm, paintings, acrylic, Riso prints, vinyl lettering, photo cut-out lettering, studio chair, marble, latex, phone cords, white high heel shoe I’m Tapped (painting) 2019 – 200 x 160cm, acrylic on canvas Gretchen Franklin 2019 – […]

L.A 2020

L.A 2020 – 32x24cm, watercolour, acrylic, pen on paper Odeon sky Uncanny Bushes are in disagreement with the heat L.A. Uncanny Person Filled boulevards with white snow, scum-ball L.A. This is my happening and it freaks me out

Red scarf 2019

Red scarf 2019 – 9 x 14cm, watercolour, pencil, pen on paper A – Knew about politburo facade behind “Kicker” C – Who stole cafe’s collection box B – Who applied cut-up technique literally to himself E – Who wore a red scarf to remind […]

Hidden figments 2019

Hidden figments 2019 – 24 x 32cm, watercolour, pen on paper Gregoror, satiated walking thru’ capitol Stumbles on two thousand dead Thai monks in SS uniforms Then fled to Hotel Bloedel, outside Nuremberg A long way south, to a reasonable smell of death

A Cheap Man 2019

A Cheap Man 2019 – 21 x 13cm, watercolour, pen on paper Slang King Words from a cheap man Part-paid type who got his style From a press treatise 2 pound 50 Bottle of Brut and nausea

Escape Route 2019

Escape Route 2019 – 21x13cm, pen, watercolour on paper Don’t make me a go-between This is Mr. and Mrs. Smith To whom you are speaking Slang King

Panicky Hall 2019

Panicky Hall 2019 – 150 x 200cm, oil and acrylic on canvas I’ll put you down Porterage down To the dark gross chapel He stepped streets around now Sales-person, mobile

England’s Sores 2019

England’s Sores 2019 – 21 x 29,7cm, pen on paper “That’s why I moved to Scotland. It’s true. I’d rather drink whisky, thank you very much. I don’t relate to other groups. I never have. I don’t relate to a lot of musicians to be […]

Edinburgh man 2019

Edinburgh man 2019 – 21 x 29,7cm, watercolour, pencil on paper As I sit and stare at all of England’s sores I tell you something I wish I was in Edinburgh

Wings 2019

Wings 2019 – 200 x 160cm, acrylic on canvas The stuffing loss made me hit a time lock I ended up in the eighteen sixties I’ve been there for one hundred andtwenty five years

The Fall 2 2018

Pleasure-licious 2018

Pleasure-licious 2018 – 30 x 30cm, acrylic on canvas Doctor Faustus Horseshoes splackin’ Swallows hay cart, cart horse Of the peasants blocking his path

Mark 2018

Mr. Mark Smith 2018

Mr. Mark Smith 2018 – 30 x 30cm, oil and acrylic on canvas I phoned you up from Dallas But your heart was still in marble And your head Was reckoning

Mark 3 2018

Smile 2018

Smile 2018 – 30 x 30cm, acrylic on canvas Tight faded male arse Decadence and Anarchy He said, he smiled Something to dance to A certain style Smile!

Link Wray 2020

Link Wray 2020 – 24 x 35cm, oil and acrylic on canvas I used to have this thing about Link Wray I used to play him every Saturday God bless Saturday God bless Saturday  

Bremen Nacht 2019

Bremen Nacht 2019

The Fall (Bremen Nacht) 2019 – 200 x 160cm, acrylic on canvas Apparently Mark E.Smith’s German language skills are not up to par, but I think that misses the point of what a song like ‘Bremen Nacht’ is really about: conflations of history, the past […]

I'm tapped 2019

I’m tapped 2019

I’m tapped 2019 – 200x160cm, acrylic on canvas How dare you assume I wanna parlez-vous with you! Gretchen Franklin, nosey matron thing

mark e.smith portrait painting black and white I feel voxish

MES (Voxish) 2019

MES (Voxish) 2019 – 200 x 200cm, oil and acrylic on canvas A pillbox crisp, that French git The spikes he left in the bathroom And I never heard from him again  

The Fall Boo Hoo 2019

Lay of the Land 2019

Lay of the Land 2019 – 200 x 175cm, acrylic on canvas The last Briton on the street He said the radio fuzz Is dead and beat No longer reflects our daft fate We’ll leave this city Hit a quick coach, pick the town in Surrey There’s no-one […]

The Fall Nicotine Fingers 2019

New Face in Hell 2019

New Face in Hell 2019 – 200 x 160cm, oil and acrylic on canvas A prickly line of sweat covers enthusiast’s forehead as the Realization hits him that the same government him and his now Dead neighbor voted for and backed and talked of on […]