Art Uncovered - Devon Clapp

Premiere DateDec 25, 2012
00:00 Thomas Intro
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01:47 Porn in the Woods
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04:13 Break the Black Ice Death in June
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06:56 Holographic Aliens
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09:25 Human Cannonball Butthole Surfers
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13:10 Apathy Sucks
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18:41 Horror House Psychic TV
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22:48 Drippy Colors
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25:57 Very Friendly Throbbing Gristle
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29:43 Find Your Tribe
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34:38 First Five Minutes After Death Coil
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35:30 The Ultimate Warrior
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39:41 The Stakeout Sun Araw
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41:11 Finish
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Painter Devon Clapp is interested in the bizarre, dark and more disturbing aspects of existence. His new show at et al Projects in Bushwick features images of deviant sex, bodily fluids, alien encounters, and other grotesque scenes rendered in drippy radio-active oranges, pinks and yellows.

Last week I met up with Devon at Et Al Projects to talk about his work. I learned about the seedy forests near his childhood home in New Hampshire, LSD fueled walks through the woods, and how the music of bands like Coil and Throbbing Gristle helped Devon carve out his niche as an artist. Devon also told me the disturbing, hilarious and terrifying story behind one of his new paintings.

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Thomas grew up in Northern California where he fell in love with music and photography while going to punk shows and shooting skate photos. He photography in college, which may or may not qualify him to host an…

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