Genco Pura Olive Oil Company was a front company formed by Vito Corleone in the 1920s. It was named after his childhood friend and consigliere, Genco Abbandando. Its headquarters were on Mott Street, Little Italy. It eventually grew to become the largest olive-oil importer in the nation.
Tags: good-fellas, scorcese, the-sopranos, boardwalk-empire, italy
So these are the navels of people whom have changed the way I look at things. The dates are their birthdays. It’s a sort of snapshot from an imaginary place, one where life starts. I asked Janessa to work with me on Maps. Her response was “absolutely beautiful. I would love to work with you”. She helped me make a flower that I can’t wait to finish. That's her birthday below her navel.
Tags: portrait, beautiful, oil-painting-artist, oil-painting, monotype
These are the navels of people whom have changed the way I look at things. The dates are their birthdays. It’s a sort of snapshot from an imaginary place, one where life starts. Christi’s is the closest to a polaroid. She and I were at OCAC at the same time. She’s a painter, I’m a painter. She’s taught me things about painting and life that I would be lost without. She’s was Oaxaca and sent me a reference via email.
Tags: mixed-media, acrylic, abstraction, abstractart, art
Sav'n Sam's Service Stations were found primarily throughout California, though did make their way into Nevada and possibly Oregon. They were an independent chain that carried 3 grades of gasoline, Regular, Ethyl, and Super Ethyl. The original artwork has been painstakingly recreated from resource material to create a nice, authentic t-shirt where Sav'n Sam can live on!
Tags: savn-sams, gasoline, ethyl, hot-rod, muscle-car