4 Armies, 2 Wars 4/03
oil on found game board ..................back ...
48 x 24"
This found game board of some kind, maybe mini-ping pong(?)...
the game aspect eventually suggested the metaphor for war, chess,
pretty mild actually compared to the video games i've heard of
(don't play). I encountered one just recently called Hit Man
where the object is to track down people and kill them. That
something like that would be a saleable item says loads about
the state of our culture.
I tried to minimize changes so the gameboard would remain
obvious through the addition. The green had to stay along with
the white border line marking the boundary & framing the