Finding the Geoff Mains image must have made me nostalgic. I found this
photo that I have always liked, but never exhibited or published.
Anonymous young man photographed at King of Hearts, a bathhouse that
exhibited my work. At night they turned off the lights on my work because
the light would disturb the bathhouse patrons. 'Uh ... hello
guys..... if you do that, no one can see my work.' So they put very low
lights on them and you still couldn't see them.
It was a totally ridiculous
situation, but when you are desperate to show your work, you are almost
willing to try anything. I love that the sign is not totally readable, but
we all know what it means. Bare chested construction guys with dirty
jeans, hairy and sweaty, with muscles bulging. Well at least that is one