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i prefer rats

mrbusinessmanMr. Businessman (detail from large Smith sculpture)

Status Report 168

Rats sing.
Rats laugh.
Rats line their nests
with gnawed American money.

The rich sing.
The rich laugh.
The rich also line their nests
with money not their own.

I prefer rats.
They do it for love.

– Smith, 1.29.2016

Think my new piece East of the Sun, West of the Moon, 20″ x 16″ might be done. Have to see how the various shades of copper corrosion age, and how the broken bits of staples rust through the white puff sky clouds.

This was a hard piece because I started with the 6″ tall Edgar Allen Poe action figure, which seriously limited my options. It was a fight from start to finish, which was fun.

Sky portion has a lot of diamond dust white glitter, lower portion lots of iridescent green glitter.












East of the Sun, West of the Moon, 20″ x 16″, Smith, 2016

2 Responses to “i prefer rats”

  1. Kevin says:


  2. chris says:

    Loving all the details to the assemblage…. very cool piece.

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