These are illustrations of the past lives of writer, director, producer and actor Mike White. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/09/magazine/stuff-mike-white-likes.html?_r=0
48"x72" oil on canvas. Mike was a British explorer in the 1600s. At the end of his life a young nurse cares for him and places trinkets from his voyages by his bed for him to see. Each trinket represents another of the past lives and the nurse is Shirley MacLaine who started him on the journey to find his past lives.
Fraun lien Mike
38"x48" oil on canvas. Mike was a Swiss hiker at the turn of the century. We chose Laura Dern to represent his sick wife and Luke Wilson in the back represents a missed opportunity.
Mike was a 15 year old black kid living in Louisiana in the 1930s. Mike's assistant, trainer and the Bernad brothers are enjoying tea at the plantation. Oil on canvas.
Three 12"x16" canvas on board panels. Mike is a wealthy Chinese man the early 1800s. He is murdered by his advisers for indecision. Molly Shannon is his wife locked in the tower. His advisers in real life and in this painting are producer, Scott Rudin, agent, Tracey Jacobs, and lawyer, Robert Offer. Jack Black is the assassin.
Ronald Chevalier Paintings
Paintings for the movie Gentlemen Broncos. We got inside the mind of Ronald Chevalier to create these strange beautiful and bizarre paintings.
The Bronco Mural
Gorgana Ruptures the Moon Crust
Jennifer Coolidge gets all the credit for the names of these designs that make them so much funnier.