here’s something rare by us…this is printed on a brushed aluminum plate, the corners have bolts through them to keep the print off the wall slightly. if interested email marty at “marty@strhess.com

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we just got a clutch poster back in the mail from someone who didn’t pay for it or something, i don’t know, marty got it..anyway, it is available now..we’ve been sold out of these for quite a while…it’s pictured below. if interested email marty at “marty@strhess.com”

i totally forgot what day it is…it’s “pull out in front of derek day”, i’m glad many people pulled out in front of me today to remind me..you guys are swell.

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check it out..it’s underway, “they” are tearing down the houses across the street from the gallery..the plan is to put condos up and down west 78th on the east side of the street..progress…and money folks are gonna be dishing it out because it will be a “hip” place to live…maybe they visit the gallery 🙂

THIN LIZZY has nothing to do with it, i just posted the live from 78 video under the carnage because it’s absolutely cool, no one can touch them.

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project semicolon

PROJECT SEMICOLON IS A GLOBAL NON-PROFIT MOVEMENT DEDICATED TO PRESENTING HOPE AND LOVE FOR THOSE WHO ARE STRUGGLING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS, SUICIDE, ADDICTION AND SELF-INJURY. PROJECT SEMICOLON EXISTS TO ENCOURAGE, LOVE AND INSPIRE.
a semicolon represents a sentence the author could’ve ended, but chose not to. the author is you and the sentence is your life.

i got mine yesterday

www.projectsemicolon.org

i also did my very first tattoo..i put a semicolon on rodney, the guy who tattooed me and the owner of 252 tattoo.

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here’s two more book spreads from the forced perspective movie book. this bottom one you can see rommel laying in his bed to my right.

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here are two of the pages from the forced perspective book. there are many pieces in the book that did not make the move, including a few on these pages. for more info and ordering the book along with several other movie related things, see the previous update. or click on “forced perspective”

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Forced Perspective is now available for purchase through Vimeo On Demand and through the Forced Perspective IndieMerch page.

To purchase the movie, follow these links:
On Demand Link: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/forcedperspective
Purchase Link: http://www.indiemerch.com/forcedperspective

Forced Perspective is an intimate portrait of iconic Cleveland artist Derek Hess by filmmaker Nick Cavalier. The film is a journey through Derek’s struggle with alcoholism and bipolar and how these demons effect the artwork, presenting a voyeur into Derek’s personal life, revealing his process and philosophy. This award winning documentary showcases the evolution of a celebrated artist, his effect on music and culture while highlighting the link between creativity and mental illness.

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what is wrong with people…..sign the pledge HERE

The slow loris in Indonesia is in serious danger of extinction and the greatest threat to its survival is the illegal trade in wildlife. Its huge brown eyes and soft fur make this small nocturnal primate highly prized as a pet and the victim of an online craze created by videos on YouTube. Thousands of slow lorises are poached from the wild and illegally sold on the street or in animal markets.

International Animal Rescue runs the only slow loris rescue and rehabilitation center in Indonesia.

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BANE, with grade and above this fire are playing cleveland april 28th at now that’s class…below is a picture of the jo lip syncing to bane (the jo is an idiot) and below him is a bane youtube….get in the car and go to the show

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the jo is an idiot and rommel is a dummy

the jo is an idiot…banjo the woodpile cat

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