New Prints in by Dave MacDowell

It’s been awhile since we last updated, but Dave MacDowell has been very busy painting and he has put out a lot of great new paintings, some of which are now available as art poster prints from his store, All prints are a high quality print on very heavy glossy paper, and the colors look vibrant in person.

The Narcissist by Dave MacDowell Come Into Me by Dave MacDowell

Political Prints by Dave MacDowell

Time Lapse Outlaws: A New Video Painting Series on YouTube by Dave MacDowell

Dave MacDowell narrates a poem while painting Charles Bukowski in this 3 minute time-lapse art video. The poem is “The Genius of the Crowd” by Charles Bukowski.

The Genius Of The Crowd

there is enough treachery, hatred violence absurdity in the average
human being to supply any given army on any given day

and the best at murder are those who preach against it
and the best at hate are those who preach love
and the best at war finally are those who preach peace

those who preach god, need god
those who preach peace do not have peace
those who preach peace do not have love

beware the preachers
beware the knowers
beware those who are always reading books
beware those who either detest poverty
or are proud of it
beware those quick to praise
for they need praise in return
beware those who are quick to censor
they are afraid of what they do not know
beware those who seek constant crowds for
they are nothing alone
beware the average man the average woman
beware their love, their love is average
seeks average

but there is genius in their hatred
there is enough genius in their hatred to kill you
to kill anybody
not wanting solitude
not understanding solitude
they will attempt to destroy anything
that differs from their own
not being able to create art
they will not understand art
they will consider their failure as creators
only as a failure of the world
not being able to love fully
they will believe your love incomplete
and then they will hate you
and their hatred will be perfect

like a shining diamond
like a knife
like a mountain
like a tiger
like hemlock

their finest art