Transcendent Merchandising

Mixed Media, November 2003
Original. 60 x 75.5″

I took an elective art class always looking to experiment with materials and to visualize rational ideas on modern interconnected systems like the global economy.

In this painting, I wanted to modernize Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha) thinking at the time that in order to make a new religion in the current age, one would have to gain influence through various communities using social media. This persons ideas would be scrutinized and judged through their appearance and their actions. I rationalized that if buddha was alive today, he might inevitably have to sell himself as a product and his ideas as a commodity in order to impact more people. This version of buddha mixes the personal goals of spiritual development with a commodity-rich world in which everything is a product for sale. Mixed media materials included cardstock, oil pastels, construction paper, graphite, and marker were used in its creation.

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Los Angeles, CA 90021
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Additional information

Dimensions 60 × 60 in