-ART: Series 343 (Just Following Orders / SquadLeader's Testimony)

Multi-panel OmniDirectional painting group; panels composed and wired to hang at any angle. Dimensions variable; each panel (~10 lbs) size 78"x12" (6.5ft x 1ft). OK to show/sell/regroup any combination of panels (including singles) even with other series.
Series 343 (Just Following Orders / SquadLeader's Testimony)*
Oil, ExPaint, latex, acrylic, spraypaint, SPOW, ExPainted ManuscriptDrips on panels (aka mixed media).

All panels, hung horizontally:

All panels, hung vertically:

All panels, hung in angular cascade:

Detail views:

The panels individually:

"no feeling whatsoever because I had gotten an order."

"this after all is the way I was trained. So"
Note: this panel is no longer available.

"the entire process took maybe two hours. We sought"

"was always plenty to drink. To avoid individual resp"

*Artist notes:
Pictures inspired by the awful and trite replies to Allied prosecutors by perpetrators of the Holocaust. So often the many people behind the society-wide mass-murder enterprise spoke of their grizzly tasks blandly as if facing another long day of workplace routine. Panels bear quotes (sometimes paraphrased) like (I had) "no feeling whatsoever because I had gotten an order" or "this after all is the way I was trained" and others. The words and numbers are in English because the picture is an English-language picture --though one could imagine the English-language courtroom reporter of the period taking dictation. Meanings of the numbers are purposefully ambiguous: maybe ages of memorable victims, maybe brigade numbers, or incident-deathcounts, or numbers or bodies in various mass-graves, or prisoners' numbers.

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