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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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leothefox Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2015   Artist
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Happy Birthday! KimRaiFan's Bday Cake 
Oleg-Bardenkov Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday, Jimmy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
kitty9474 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014
Meow :3 
milk13 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Professional Artist
Thanks for watching :-)
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Kitty Dance 
PonderHope Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you for the support, sir!
tutanvaly Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks for the visit :bow:
j0rosa Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
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ArianeJurquet Featured By Owner May 6, 2014
Thanks for the :+fav: :-)
CristianoTeofili Featured By Owner May 3, 2014   Traditional Artist
thanks for the fav :)
bear48 Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Professional
Thank you for adding  “Silverfish Invade Rodinia” to your favorites
systemicentropy Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:) hello!
Bernardumaine Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving !
JerryGalvan Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks for faving glad you like :)
Kourinhoshi Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
*hugs* Boop!
DouglasHumphries Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
~ thanks Jimmy ! 
JOSIPCSOOR Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
Thank you :)
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