Mark Blackwell
Mark Blackwell


Submissions


Fast Food Wrapper Torso

I recently came across this beauty from artist Michael Reddin hanging on a meat hook in the back of Ghettogloss art gallery on Melrose. Time...

My Refrigerator

This is my refrigerator, approximately 12 years in the making and still evolving. With very few exceptions, everything on it is something I ...

Household Rhythm

This lovely little 60-page book by Jane Hoyt provides a wealth of handy household and personal tips via simple (yet often somewhat strange) ...

Crass Delicious Beverage

This particular example of these “delicious beverages” was manufactured by Washington Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Inc. of Capitol Hei...

The Great Pumpkin

This is me livin’ large back in the late ’60s. My favorite “times-sure-have-changed-since-then” thing about this is ...

Courvoisier Cannon

As a companion to the tequila pistol I posted earlier, here is my Courvoisier cannon. You know this mini-bottle holder is fancy, because on ...

Jellybean Allee

Presented to Allee Willis on September 14, 2009 at Ghettogloss gallery upon the launch of The Allee Willis Museum of Kitsch, this is my R...

Jellybean Elvis

One night during the spring of 1994, while driving across the country in a move from the east coast to the west coast, I had a dream that I ...

Cheezilla

In 1998 I came across an ad in Newsweek announcing that the National Dairy Association was hosting a nationwide cheese art competition. The ...

Tequila Shooter

So as it turns out, “the way the west was won” somehow involved gun-shaped bottles of tequila. This lovely liquor pistol (hand n...

Beatles Sheets

Given Allee’s hometown Detroit connection, I figured this would be an appropriate first submission to The Allee Willis Museum of Kitsc...