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12 Drawings about companionship and independence

These 12 Drawings serve as documentation of a period in my life when I was struggling with ideas of companionship and independence. I was saying good-bye to my infancy in New York City and adapting to "surviving" in a post 9/11 world. Moving on from the past as well as reinventing myself, the cosmos, starting a new life with a new partner, moving from Brooklyn to Manhattan, getting a well paying waiter job and going to all the fun art and fashion parties were key to executing these serious but equally playful drawings. 

Phobos and Deimos, n/d (dated 78)

Dead at 37, n/d (dated 37)

Every Body Hates You, n/d (dated 76)

Belinda (the Rape of the Lock)

Anders Celsius with assistant, 2003

Aristarchus, 2003

Kiss, n/d (dated 78)

Kiss, n/d (dated 78)

Rough Dates, 2003

Double Knot, n/d (dated 18)

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