SIREN
SIREN

A modern interpretation of the Greek myth of Odysseus and the Sirens. Odysseus tied to the mast shown as a figure bound in a chest bandage; his crew who bound their heads and blocked their ears from the Siren song depicted as men with bandaged heads part instruction diagram 'How to Bandage Your Own Head'. The winged Sirens shown as nurses with scissor form bodies. The mariners vessel depicted as a hospital bed.

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Bandaging a Chest Wound With A Bedsheet
Bandaging a Chest Wound With A Bedsheet

Oil on Canvas

2016

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Bandaging A Chest Wound With A Bed Sheet
Bandaging A Chest Wound With A Bed Sheet

ink

1984

Bandaged head
Bandaged head

150cmx100cm.Oil on Canvas 2017

How to Bandage Your Own Head
How to Bandage Your Own Head

Oil on Canvas

2016

good ink nurse.jpg
bandaged head2small.jpg
Support
Support

Oil on Canvas.100cmx150cm.2017

Beds
Beds

ink 1984

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IMG_1659.JPG
IMG_2369.JPG
Making the Bed (unfinished painting)

Filmed stages of a painting by Chris Burns. Filmed over a year the painting achieves several finished states only to be painted over repeatedly and still in an uncompleted state. Set to the sound of Horse Nation's 'Artist stretched' the word ' the artist' being tonally stretched.

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scissor etch.jpg
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nurse relect.jpg
nurse sc3.jpg
head good.jpg
reclining nurse with scissor legs.jpg
scissors ink and paint smaller.jpg
Staunching a Chest Wound With a Bed Sheet
Staunching a Chest Wound With a Bed Sheet

Oil on canvas.130cmx200cm.2011

old sketch-34.jpg
bandaged head child.jpg
baby-7.jpg
baby-24.jpg
P1430368.JPG
show1.jpg
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bandy etch.jpg
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wakeyn7.jpg
wakey n2.jpg
wakey n1.jpg
wakey n3.jpg
wakeyn8.jpg
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bandyman.jpg
SIREN
done waterhouse.jpg
IMG_3024.JPG
scissors with border.jpg
Bandaging a Chest Wound With A Bedsheet
show9.jpg
Bandaging A Chest Wound With A Bed Sheet
Bandaged head
How to Bandage Your Own Head
good ink nurse.jpg
bandaged head2small.jpg
Support
Beds
IMG_0517.jpg
IMG_1659.JPG
IMG_2369.JPG
Making the Bed (unfinished painting)
bandaged mansmall.jpg
nurse 1.jpg
P1430364.JPG
ulysses.jpg
scissor etch.jpg
small red scissors.jpg
nurse sc6.jpg
P1120681.jpg
nurse relect.jpg
nurse sc3.jpg
head good.jpg
reclining nurse with scissor legs.jpg
scissors ink and paint smaller.jpg
Staunching a Chest Wound With a Bed Sheet
old sketch-34.jpg
bandaged head child.jpg
baby-7.jpg
baby-24.jpg
P1430368.JPG
show1.jpg
show2.jpg
show3.jpg
show4.jpg
show5.jpg
show6.jpg
show7.jpg
show8.jpg
show10.jpg
bandy etch.jpg
wakeyn6.jpg
wakeyn7.jpg
wakey n2.jpg
wakey n1.jpg
wakey n3.jpg
wakeyn8.jpg
00007223.jpg
bandyman.jpg
SIREN

A modern interpretation of the Greek myth of Odysseus and the Sirens. Odysseus tied to the mast shown as a figure bound in a chest bandage; his crew who bound their heads and blocked their ears from the Siren song depicted as men with bandaged heads part instruction diagram 'How to Bandage Your Own Head'. The winged Sirens shown as nurses with scissor form bodies. The mariners vessel depicted as a hospital bed.

Bandaging a Chest Wound With A Bedsheet

Oil on Canvas

2016

Bandaging A Chest Wound With A Bed Sheet

ink

1984

Bandaged head

150cmx100cm.Oil on Canvas 2017

How to Bandage Your Own Head

Oil on Canvas

2016

Support

Oil on Canvas.100cmx150cm.2017

Beds

ink 1984

Making the Bed (unfinished painting)

Filmed stages of a painting by Chris Burns. Filmed over a year the painting achieves several finished states only to be painted over repeatedly and still in an uncompleted state. Set to the sound of Horse Nation's 'Artist stretched' the word ' the artist' being tonally stretched.

Staunching a Chest Wound With a Bed Sheet

Oil on canvas.130cmx200cm.2011

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