JIM JOE
Looks Mean Memorize

JIM JOE

LOOK MEANS MEMORIZE

April 28 – May 22, 2016

OPENING: Thursday, April 28th from 6-9PM

 

THE HOLE

IS PROUD

TO PRESENT

 

LOOK MEANS MEMORIZE

 

A SECOND SOLO EXHIBITION

BY GENERAL IDIOT

JIM JOE

 

THE SHOW CONSISTS OF

30 SMALL PAINTINGS

1 LARGE PAINTING

AND A WALL TEXT

 

THE SMALL PAINTINGS

ARE TEXT PAINTINGS

WRITTEN BY HAND

 

THE LARGE PAINTING

IS AN ENLARGEMENT

OF A DRAWING

DEPICTING A PERSON

WITH AN UMBRELLA

IN THE RAIN

 

THE WALL TEXT IS A

PERSONALITY ASSESEMENT

BY A CERTIFIED GRAPHOLOGIST

USING JIM JOES HANDWRITING

AND DRAWING AS ITS

POINT OF REFERENCE

 

TOGETHER

THESE WORKS FORM

AN ANALYTICAL PORTRAIT

OF A PERSON WHO ISNT THERE

 

THANK YOU

For more information about the artist and to preview works in exhibition please email raymond@theholenyc.com

Featured image: Female Genius, 2016, Ink on canvas, 20 x 16 inches

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JimJoe_01

“LONG ANSWERS TO EASY QUESTIONS”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_04

TRY SPELLING UNDER PRESSURE, 2016, Ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_05

“THREE SIDES OF THE SAME COIN”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_06

“WATER CAN KILL YOU”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_07

“THE BODY ISSUE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_08

“GREED SOFTENS DESIRE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_09

“PICTURES ARE WORTH MORE THAN WORDS”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_10

“VISIT THE IMPRISONED”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_11

“NEUTRALITY HELPS THE OPPRESSOR”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, 50.8 x 40.6 cm

JimJoe_12

“THIEVES OPERATE IN THIS AREA”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_13

“INFINITY PACKAGE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_14

“PORTRAIT OF A CHERUB”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_15

“STEALING ISN’T FREE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_16

“INCREASINGLY UNAFFORDABLE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_17

“PRISONER OF IMPULSE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_18

“FEMALE GENIUS”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_19

“ASSUME IT WAS LEFT ON PURPOSE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_20

“SLEEP HELPS ADDICTION”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, 50.8 x 40.6 cm

JimJoe_21

“ANNONIMITY IS SACROSANCT”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_22

“REPEAT YOUR MISTAKES”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_23

“ALWAYS RETURN TO THE SCENE OF THE CRIME”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_24

“CRITICS JUST DON’T UNDERSTAND”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_25

“ALMOST ALL PSYCHOPATHS ARE MEN”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, 50.8 x 40.6 cm

JimJoe_26

“SYSTEMIC USE OF FORCE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_27

“BECOME GENUINELY INTERESTED IN OTHER PEOPLE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_28

“PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY WITH YOUR LIFE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, 50.8 x 40.6 cm

JimJoe_29

“RESPECT FOR THE INSANE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_30

“DISTANCE CAN CREATE CONNECTION”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_31

“DESIRE WILL DESTROY YOU”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_32

“THE MUSIC BUSINESS NOT THE ART BUSINESS”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_33

“THE ANIMAL BEHIND THE FUR”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_34

“ACCIDENTS NEVER HAPPEN WHEN MURDER IS INVOLVED”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 x 16 inches, 50.8 x 40.6 cm

JimJoe_35

“YOURE ONLY AS GOOD AS YOUR SKIN”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_36

“ALL BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE MUST DIE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

JimJoe_37

“LOOK MEANS MEMORIZE”, 2016, ink on canvas, 20 × 16 in, 50.8 × 40.6 cm

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“PERSON WITH UMBRELLA IN THE RAIN”, 2016, oil on canvas, 85 x 66 inches, 215.9 x 167.6 cm