Escape 44”x44” wallpaper, digital images, roofing tar on canvas.
Works were a collaboration between Michael Hurley and Samantha Staley. Samantha set up the model shoots and took digital images of models in various poses. We edited these shoots and I manip-ulated the chosen imagesinphotoshop. I then wrote a program that blew the image up pixel-wise, split into precise divisions and output a set of smaller square images. These digital images were then placed like tiles on canvases that I had covered in wallpaper, painted with roofing tar and painted a sillhouette of the pose. Samantha currently works in the film industry and resides in Hermosa Beach California.
Michael Hurley paints, develops websites, and surfs in Marina del Rey California.
New Works by Michael Hurley & Samantha Staley
November 11-30, 1998