Origins Of The Specious

Cell vinyl on wood panel; 24"x52";  ­2001 Darwin’s venerable book title is parodied in this piece that described four beautiful lies that people wish they could believe. Reading from the left, we see a crude tarot card image, the boundless energy of fossil fuels, that girl from the Penthouse Letters section, and William Randolf Hearst-popular party giver, war monger and presidential candidate. (collection of Lydia Hearst)