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Black and White Paintings

Expanding on the Vinyl works, the first black and white paintings emerged in the early 2010s as artworks on canvas that connect to the texts of Giorno during this period. The series was first exhibited in 2012 in Europe, first in Thanx 4 Nothing at Faux Mouvement Centre d'Art Contemporain, then in Paintings at Galerie Almine Rech.

John Giorno, LIFE IS A KILLER, 2012

John Giorno

LIFE IS A KILLER, 2012

Silkscreen on canvas

48h x 48w in

John Giorno
JUST SAY NO TO FAMILY VALUES, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno, THE WORLD JUST MAKES ME LAUGH, 2012

John Giorno

THE WORLD JUST MAKES ME LAUGH, 2012

Silkscreen on canvas

48h x 48w in

John Giorno, I RESIGNED MYSELF TO BEING HERE, 2012

John Giorno

I RESIGNED MYSELF TO BEING HERE, 2012

Silkscreen on canvas

48h x 48w in

John Giorno
EVERYONE GETS LIGHTER, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
THE WORLD JUST MAKES ME LAUGH, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
I WANT TO CUM IN YOUR HEART, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
A HURRICANE IN A DROP OF CUM, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
CHACUN EST UNE DECEPTION TOTALE, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
EVERYONE IS A COMPLETE DISAPPOINTMENT, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
WORDS COME FROM SOUND SOUND COMES FROM WISDOM WISDOM COMES FROM EMPTINESS, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
EATING THE SKY, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno

THANX 4 NOTHING, 2013

Acrylic on canvas

48h x 48w in

1002

John Giorno, IT DOESN'T GET BETTER, 2014

John Giorno

IT DOESN'T GET BETTER, 2014

Screenprint and enamel on linen

48h x 48w in

John Giorno, IT'S NOT WHAT HAPPENS IT'S HOW YOU HANDLE IT, 2014

John Giorno

IT'S NOT WHAT HAPPENS IT'S HOW YOU HANDLE IT, 2014

Screenprint and enamel on linen

48h x 48w in

John Giorno

FILLING WHAT IS EMPTY, EMPTYING WHAT IS FULL, 2013

Acrylic on canvas

48h x 48w in

1001

John Giorno
EVERYONE IS A COMPLETE DISAPPOINTMENT, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno SPACE FORGETS YOU, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
SPACE FORGETS YOU, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno DON'T WAIT FOR ANYTHING, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
DON'T WAIT FOR ANYTHING, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno PREFER CRYING IN A LIMO TO LAUGHING ON A BUS, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
PREFER CRYING IN A LIMO TO LAUGHING ON A BUS, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno WE GAVE A PARTY FOR THE GODS AND THE GODS ALL CAME, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
WE GAVE A PARTY FOR THE GODS AND THE GODS ALL CAME, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno EVERYTHING IS DELUSION INCLUDING WISDOM, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
EVERYTHING IS DELUSION INCLUDING WISDOM, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno GOD IS MAN MADE, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
GOD IS MAN MADE, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno BAD NEWS IS ALWAYS TRUE, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
BAD NEWS IS ALWAYS TRUE, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno, LIFE IS A KILLER, 2012

John Giorno

LIFE IS A KILLER, 2012

Silkscreen on canvas

48h x 48w in

John Giorno
JUST SAY NO TO FAMILY VALUES, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno, THE WORLD JUST MAKES ME LAUGH, 2012

John Giorno

THE WORLD JUST MAKES ME LAUGH, 2012

Silkscreen on canvas

48h x 48w in

John Giorno, I RESIGNED MYSELF TO BEING HERE, 2012

John Giorno

I RESIGNED MYSELF TO BEING HERE, 2012

Silkscreen on canvas

48h x 48w in

John Giorno
EVERYONE GETS LIGHTER, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
THE WORLD JUST MAKES ME LAUGH, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
I WANT TO CUM IN YOUR HEART, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
A HURRICANE IN A DROP OF CUM, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
CHACUN EST UNE DECEPTION TOTALE, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
EVERYONE IS A COMPLETE DISAPPOINTMENT, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
WORDS COME FROM SOUND SOUND COMES FROM WISDOM WISDOM COMES FROM EMPTINESS, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno
EATING THE SKY, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno

THANX 4 NOTHING, 2013

Acrylic on canvas

48h x 48w in

1002

John Giorno, IT DOESN'T GET BETTER, 2014

John Giorno

IT DOESN'T GET BETTER, 2014

Screenprint and enamel on linen

48h x 48w in

John Giorno, IT'S NOT WHAT HAPPENS IT'S HOW YOU HANDLE IT, 2014

John Giorno

IT'S NOT WHAT HAPPENS IT'S HOW YOU HANDLE IT, 2014

Screenprint and enamel on linen

48h x 48w in

John Giorno

FILLING WHAT IS EMPTY, EMPTYING WHAT IS FULL, 2013

Acrylic on canvas

48h x 48w in

1001

John Giorno
EVERYONE IS A COMPLETE DISAPPOINTMENT, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno SPACE FORGETS YOU, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
SPACE FORGETS YOU, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno DON'T WAIT FOR ANYTHING, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
DON'T WAIT FOR ANYTHING, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno PREFER CRYING IN A LIMO TO LAUGHING ON A BUS, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
PREFER CRYING IN A LIMO TO LAUGHING ON A BUS, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno WE GAVE A PARTY FOR THE GODS AND THE GODS ALL CAME, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
WE GAVE A PARTY FOR THE GODS AND THE GODS ALL CAME, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno EVERYTHING IS DELUSION INCLUDING WISDOM, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
EVERYTHING IS DELUSION INCLUDING WISDOM, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno GOD IS MAN MADE, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
GOD IS MAN MADE, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

John Giorno BAD NEWS IS ALWAYS TRUE, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 48h x 48w in

John Giorno
BAD NEWS IS ALWAYS TRUE, 2015
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 48w in
 

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