Friday, June 10, 2011

The Transfiguration of Jeffrey Lee (Jeffrey Lee Pierce) 2011

The Transfiguration of Jeffrey Lee
Ink, acrylic, found objects, on found wood
36" x 48" (ish, its a biggin')


Without a doubt, Fire of Love by the Gun Club, is one of my all time favorite albums. Jeffrey Lee is one of my all time favorite musicians. It is a punky, swampy, bluesy, rockabilly trip through spiritualism and mythology via the darkside of voodoo. It is just plain bad-ass. I must have listened to it 20 time working on this painting. Some of those bottles have been a part of other paintings and now they finally have a home. This one falls in the Icon Alter realm with Gram Parsons, Dave Eugene Edwards, and undocumented Fela pieced owned by Ryan Mowry. Anyway, one of the biggest and baddest of '011!


Anonymous said...

Nice job. This is my new wallpaper.

Jim Christopher said...

Rob: Nice work. I know what you mean about Jeffrey Lee Pierce. He is a powerful influence and Icon for me (I am 49 years old) and he should also be for the new generation of retro blues guitarists and post-punkers (i.e. Jack White, Dan Auerbach etc). It's a great honor piece. Is any of your artwork for sale? - Jim C

Jennifer said...

This is amazing work. Is it for sale?

Rob Jones said...

Unfortunately, this piece was destroyed and dismantled...due to storage issues. Sorry, but thanks for your interest.