Bailin Studio

He left a paper trail…
The Last • 2015
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THE LAST ATTORNEY • 2018 • Charcoal on Gessoed Canvas • 11 x 14 inches [28 x 26 cm] • Private Collection, Beverly Hills, CA

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THE LAST POLITICIAN • 2015 • Charcoal on Gessoed Canvas • 11 x 14 inches [28 x 26 cm] • Private Collection, Beverly Hills, CA

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THE LAST POLITICAL PRISONER • 2015 • Charcoal on Gessoed Canvas • 11 x 14 inches [28 x 26 cm] • Private Collection, Beverly Hills, CA

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THE LAST HERO • 2015 • Charcoal on Gessoed Canvas • 11 x 14 inches [28 x 26 cm] • Private Collection, Beverly Hills, CA

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THE LAST AUTHOR • 2015 • Charcoal on Gessoed Canvas • 11 x 14 inches [28 x 26 cm] • Private Collection, Beverly Hills, CA

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THE LAST CLOWN • 2015 • Charcoal on Gessoed Canvas • 11 x 14 inches [28 x 26 cm] • Private Collection, Beverly Hills, CA

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THE LAST ARTIST • 2015 • Charcoal on Gessoed Canvas • 11 x 14 inches [28 x 26 cm] • Private Collection, Beverly Hills, CA

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THE LAST ASTRONAUT • 2001 • Compressed Charcoal on Gessoed Canvas • 27 x 30 inches [69 x 76 cm] • Private Collection, Beverly Hills, CA

The skulls. While I am adding subtle visual cues as to skull’s history, I am more interested in the skull’s psychological impact as a physical reminder of our own end of consciousness, of personality, and of memory. The drawings are involved in a dark comedy that substitutes narcissism with extinction.
Self Portraits • 2017
Self Portrait 2017

SELF PORTRAIT AT 62 • 2017 • Charcoal, Pastel, Acrylic, Oil, and Coffee on Prepared Paper • 52 x 31½ inches [132 x 34 cm] • Private Collection, Little Rock, AR

The Self Portrait: No explanation necessary. Just seemed appropriate to put my series of self portraits here. I hope to create one each year..