203 FINE ART


1335 Gusdorf Rd. Suite i
Taos, NM  87571
[ 575 ]  751 - 1262  -  email: art@203fineart.com
               







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Original work by Ron Cooper

Images are not to scale.


Sin Cruda, 1996
 "no hangover"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic
10.75" H x 3.75" W

         Collection:  Steve Olson, NY, NY.






Las Pendejadas de la Gente, 2005
 "the foolishness of the people"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, platon (plate)
20.75" H x 15" W






Nada Mas Otra, 1995

Sign painters enamel on found plastic
14" H x 9" W - SOLD






Ni Modos Chato, 2015

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, platon
20.75" H x 15" W






Agua Bendita, 2008
"blessed water"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, platon
20.75" H x 15" W





Del Estrivo, 2001
"a glorious good-bye sip of Mezcal, with on foot in the stirrup"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, platon
16.25" H x 10.5" W





100% Puro, 1996

Sign painters enamel on found plastic
8" H x 3.25" W - SOLD






El Mecate, 2015
 "string made from agave plant fiber . . . also Cooper's nickname, while in Oaxaca"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, platon
11" H x 7.5" W






La Gran Nada, 2005
"the big nothing; pertaining to the culture of the artist's work"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, platon
20.75" H x 15" W






First Four, 1990

El Bueno! -  Good stuff

 

Caguana De Plasir  -  Big jug of pleasure

 

Sin Quimico - Without chemicals

 

Saca Palabros - Grab the words, Mezcal makes you talk


Sign painters enamel on found plastic
Variable dimensions (4 pieces)






Chucklin, 2015

Steer horn, found plastic, macate
13.5" H x 4.75" W





Solo Borrachos y Bebes Dicen la Verdad, 2005
"only drunks and babies speak the truth"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, platon
20.75" H x 15" W





Semillas, 1997

Maguey flowers on found plastic, platon, wax
14.25" H x 6.25" W






Centzon Totochtin, 2015
 "four hundred rabbits, infinite gods & goddesses of intoxication and ecstasy . . . ancient Nahuatl language""

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, platon
11.25" H x 7.75" W






Raices, 2010

Maguey root in found plastic
14" H x 7" W





Espinas, 2007

Maguey spines in found plastic
20.75" H x 15" W





Del Estribo, 2005
"a glorious good-bye sip of Mezcal, with on foot in the stirrup"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic,
9" H x 4" W





Aplastado en Abastos - Tambien, 2005
"flattened in the Abastos, the large Oaxacan central market; Cargadores hired to
carry your shopping items, at days end, drunk and past-out face down on the market’s grimy floor
"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, platon
Variable dimensions (2 pieces)





Optimus, 2008

Maguey flowers on found plastic, wax, lithographic tin
33" H x 31.5" W





Aplastados entre la casa de Pancho y mia, 2005
"flattened between Pancho’s house and mine"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic,
Variable dimensions (8 pieces)





Con dinero baila el perro, 2015
"with money the dog will dance; socio-political commentary"
 Sign painters enamel on found carton
10.5" H x 11.5" W





Agua de Conejo, 2010
"tastes like rabbit piss . . . referring to cheap Mezcal"

Chrome vinyl decal on found plasitc, hand carved wood
14" H x 8" W
 
Collection:  August Schwartz, Culver City, CA





Para Llevar, 2005
"To go, recycled drinking vessel with a carrying wire, used by field workers as a canteen"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, wire
15.5" H x 7.5" W





Avispas, 1997

Dryed wasps on found plastic
13" H x 5" W





Te lo Curas de Todo, 2001
"it will cure you of everything"

Chrome vinyl decal on found plasitc, hand carved wood
14" H x 8" W
 
Collection:  Peggy Orr & Jim Desser, Point Reyes Station, CA (title thanks to Rosa Clark Ellis)





Puro Chingon, 2000
"pure bad ass"

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, platon
20.75" H x 15" W





Un Nuevo Cojer, 1997
"A New Thieft" 

Sign painters enamel on found plastic, platon
20.75" H x 15" W





Las Babas de Perico - 2009
 Photo Polymer Etching on Lithographic Tin.
  29" H x 24" W