Out Damn Nukes, Out I Say

Shakespeare Series

Out Damn Nukes, Out I Say

Material & size: Oil on Canvas, 36” L x 48” H (2006)


North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Il surprised the world when he launched ballistic missiles and tested a nuclear bomb underground, but as Lady Macbeth would say, “A little water clears us of these deeds.”

The painting channels the treacherous road followed by the Macbeths’ to rule a Scottish kingdom, and seeks to compare the motives of the unpredictable North Korean dictator Kim Jong IL

“I’ve always wanted to paint Lady Macbeth’s Hands and apply them to the modern world.”

Theme: A crazed despot’s greed fuels prophesy & fulfillment of treacherous dreams.