"Eyes on the Road " found steel, 22 x 22 x 2"

License plates from various western states.  Reds and dark blues from 55 gallon oil drums.  Light greens from old avocado kitchen appliances.  Whites from a GE refrigerator door.  Yellows from a wrecked Honda pickup.  Other colors from unidentifiable pieces of metal detritus.

 


"Life and Death on the Road XII "

"Life and Death on the Mizpah"

"Life and Death on the Road IV " found steel, 22 x 22 x 2"

License plates from various western states.  Reds and dark blues from 55 gallon oil drums.  Light greens from old avocado kitchen appliances.  Whites from a GE refrigerator door.  Yellows from a wrecked Honda pickup.  Other colors from unidentifiable pieces of metal detritus.


"BUCKAROO " found steel, 22 x 22 x 2"

License plates from various western states.  Reds and dark blues from 55 gallon oil drums.  Light greens from old avocado kitchen appliances.  Whites from a GE refrigerator door.  Yellows from a wrecked Honda pickup.  Other colors from unidentifiable pieces of metal detritus.


"CMR SKULL"

"CMR SKULL 2"

White skull and other whites from a discarded Kelvinator refrigerator door. Horns made from hammered and welded twenty gauge steel. All license plates from Montana except one piece of an Oregon red and white plate (upper left). Yellows from a wrecked automobile hood.

Light reds and darker reds (background for skull) from Shell oil drums used to transport lubricating grease to the Stillwater Mine in Columbus, Montana. Piece of big “8” lower right from a gas station sign showing the price of gasoline. Other blues from Texas oil drums.
 


"The Sun Runners #7 " found steel, 20 x 22 x 1.5"

Yellow sun and yellow pieces in lower corners from a discarded road sign from eastern Montana reading, "OPEN RANGE."  Not much open range anymore.  Other yellows and reds from Shell oil drums used to transport lubricating grease to the Stillwater Mine in Columbus, Montana.  All whites from an old refrigerator door.  Light greens from old avocado kitchen appliances.  Dark blues from the hood of a wrecked Pontiac.  Darker greens and light blues from unidentifiable pieces of salvaged industrial equipment.




 
"The Sun Runners IV" found steel, 20 x 20 x 2"

Yellows and reds from a Shell oil drum (in its former life it transported lubricating grease to the Stillwater Mine in Columbus, Montana).  Whites from an old GE kitchen range.  Blues from a wrecked car, unknown make.  Light greens from an old avocado kitchen refrigerator.  Other colors from metal scraps of unknown origin.




 
"The Sun Runners IV" found steel, 20 x 20 x 2"

Yellows and reds from a Shell oil drum (in its former life it transported lubricating grease to the Stillwater Mine in Columbus, Montana).  Whites from an old GE kitchen range.  Blues from a wrecked car, unknown make.  Light greens from an old avocado kitchen refrigerator.  Other colors from metal scraps of unknown origin.


 


 
"The Sun Runners IV" found steel, 20 x 20 x 2"

Yellows and reds from a Shell oil drum (in its former life it transported lubricating grease to the Stillwater Mine in Columbus, Montana).  Whites from an old GE kitchen range.  Blues from a wrecked car, unknown make.  Light greens from an old avocado kitchen refrigerator.  Other colors from metal scraps of unknown origin.



 
"AUTUMN 2"  8 x 12 inches, Found Steel on Sheet Steel

"AUTUMN 3"  20 x 15 inches, Found Steel on Sheet Steel

"DRIVE AMERICA"  22 x 22 x 1 1/2 inches, 4 lbs.

Salvaged steel and license plates

 
 

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