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Jimmy McCullough
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
Current Residence: San Francisco
Favourite genre of music: Avant-garde, Field Recordings, experimental, noise, Jazz, even some dreaded pop!, etc.
Favourite photographer: Nobuyoshi Araki, Miroslav Tichư, Eugene Atget, Man Ray, Guy Bourdin
Favourite style of art: Futurism,Dada, Surrealism, Fluxus, Ab-Ex, the Hairy Who, Arte Povera,Art Brut,CoBrA, Butoh, etc.

Making Public Art

Tue Aug 14, 2012, 11:46 AM
I will be starting two murals today, in collaboration with Mr. Dorgon, that will stay in the basement of Club 6, 60 6th street in San Francisco. A ton of shows go on down there so I hope some of you in internet-land can make it down there to see them.

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Artist Statement

One of the most common complaints, or depending on who it is, compliments regarding my art is the lack of a uniform style or stylistic consistency. It doesn’t seem to matter if it’s friends or enemies, most people think I need to find a style and stick to it. I have rejected this slightly archaic idea my entire artistic career.

I’ve spent well over half of my life exploring and studying various types of art, from the earliest petroglyphs to Asian ink painting to the most ephemeral conceptual art and I discovered one thing; I found something in every one of them that I liked! I was unable to hold any one higher than another no matter how hard I tried. And there was pressure to do so... The preachers of the various “‘isms” wanted to make me into a convert instead of someone that can decide for himself what constitutes good art, or at least art that I enjoy.

My personal belief is that not only does each new series of paintings provide a new set of questions that require new answers but a single painting can ask various questions itself. In other words, a single painting can have multiple styles at once as it takes the painter in various directions.

I don’t believe in the omnipotent genius artist creating the art, I believe in the art creating the artist.

There is only one style of painting and that is painting.

-Jimmy McCullough SF 2010



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Bernardumaine 2 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving !
JerryGalvan 3 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks for faving glad you like :)
Kourinhoshi Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
*hugs* Boop!
~ thanks Jimmy ! 
marshon Mar 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch Jimmy :-)
ephemeral-d Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday!:cake::ahoy::rose:
Woo! :oldtv:
hentai-kitty Jan 20, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the :+fav:!
Wow! Thanks for the Fave!
Thank you for the fave. I hope you are well!
Heartthrobaryan Feb 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
thnx 4 faving " Cute Anime Babe " - " [link] "
paulkleemx Jan 30, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave
luintje Jan 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
thanks for faving lonesome cowboy, jimmy!
misterwackydoodle Jan 23, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
happy birthday! :party:
Happy Birthday Jimmy!
ephemeral-d Jan 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
happy birthday:iconbouquetplz:
Bernardumaine Jan 9, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving "Visceral connections" :-)
yowassup Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the watch.
i am now watching you.
awesome stuff!
Kourinhoshi Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hope you are doing well :) Figured I would drop by and say hello and see how things are :blowkiss:
thank you for the :+fav: on reign; I'm really glad you enjoyed it :aww:
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