Brandon Bird: The Geekiest/Best Painter Alive
It takes a certain kind of mind to paint the head of Nicolas Cage on a snow monkey, or imagine Frasier as the newest member of the Fantastic Four, or to paint Rod Stewart into a Star Wars Clone Trooper's body… and that kind of mind belongs to... Bird has carved out a geeky, awesome niche in pop culture, offering up classically-painted mash-ups that are both hilariously conceived and technically brilliant. He has a wide variety of Law and Order drawings and paintings that lovingly embrace and satirize the long-running show. Another famous painting showcases Christopher Walken building a robot in his work shop.
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- Kubo, a housepainter and single parent in his late forties, has just gotten off work and is still in his paint-splattered shorts, t-shirt, and sunglasses. He points .. These landowners prefer to strike deals with Big Ag outfits that can rent or buy
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