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Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:37 pm

acidburn wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:42 am
mattlew69 wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:50 pm
I hope its not Daddy. :(

I was looking forward for that "art father" figure on here.

Since Codeblue was never an option. He seems like he would want to hit me a lot.
4 people messaged us asking if I passed away yesterday after writing that. No not me.
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Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:06 pm
James was an incredibly inspirational dude/friend, that was also an enormous BNG/Welker fan. James shared openly for years about his weight loss journey, his love for all things WSP, BNG and Welker..,.and most definitely inspired tons of people along the way. He's survived by his young daughter.
Joseph was another incredible friend that was a giant Phish fan, poster/art collector and one of the nicest people you would ever want to be around. He's survived by 3 daughters.
Both of them passed away this month. Both of them battled demons. Both of them will be missed sorely by many.
Exactly all of this.

The thing with James that hit me really hard yesterday when I got the news is that I know many of us reached out over the years after seeing a status or something he would post and he would just reply back as if it was nothing. Then it would be a streak of positivity with the weight loss, music and family and you would think oh he's all good but he apparently wasn't. Reading the last few posts on his FB wall was extremely tough.

Obviously we are here if anyone figures out a fundraiser or something.
Yea, it was a rollercoaster for sure. I know a ton of people tried in so many different ways to intervene but at a certain point, it was just out of everyones hands.
A few of us are trying to get permission to auction his collection up publicly and turn those funds into a trust for his daughter. That would be the most ideal scenario for his legacy and her future. I'll post here and wherever else as soon as I know whats what. I spoke with one of James's best friends yesterday morning for a while. His daughters future was talked about for a while. We're hoping we can raise a solid amount for her. Based on James's taste in artwork and knowing how many people care deeply for him and his daughter, hope remains high.
Hug em if you've got em (and are allowed to, safely). Lots of love to everyone.
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Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:55 pm

Good friend Rayner is attempting to organize some auctions fundraising. Will post when I hear from her.
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Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:18 pm

35mmpaul wrote:We are addicted to things that hurt our butts.
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Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:29 pm

BNG and Vice-Press co-release tomorrow:

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Regular (White) by Florey
4 day timed edition
24x36 inches
Hand numbered screen print with Glow in the Dark ink
£40/ $50

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Variant (Red, Blue, Orange and Purple) by Florey
Each colour available in an edition of just 35
24x36 inches
Hand numbered screen print
£47.50/ $60
35mmpaul wrote:We are addicted to things that hurt our butts.
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Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:37 pm

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Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:59 pm

What are the odds of getting a hand-embellished POLLOCK We're All In This Together?
Codeblue wrote:#whydidntilisten2kbbq
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Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:53 am

kansasbbq wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:59 pm
What are the odds of getting a hand-embellished POLLOCK We're All In This Together?
30 Hand-embellished so a little less then 1% with the edition.
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Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:02 am

acidburn wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:53 am
kansasbbq wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:59 pm
What are the odds of getting a hand-embellished POLLOCK We're All In This Together?
30 Hand-embellished so a little less then 1% with the edition.
is this a lottery? where do i enter?
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Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:54 am

^They will be randomly inserted into orders (at least that' s my understanding).
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Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:56 am

kansasbbq wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:54 am
^They will be randomly inserted into orders (at least that' s my understanding).
ahh. i didn't get the original drop just the waterwheel. guess i am SOL ha. thanks for info
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Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:35 am

crujonez wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:56 am
kansasbbq wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:54 am
^They will be randomly inserted into orders (at least that' s my understanding).
ahh. i didn't get the original drop just the waterwheel. guess i am SOL ha. thanks for info
Looks like those 30 he is coloring by hand are the WW ed...

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Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:52 pm

Duh.
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Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:12 pm

Yea it’s random in the charity orders. If you combined it with a screen print, still eligible.
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Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:38 pm

EDIT: More Pablo Olivera and Ben Harman prints coming, BNG will update with the proper release times but clearing this for the sake of not confusing people.
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Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:04 pm

fuckkkkkk those are bad ass
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