Moe Profane's Fine Art Profanatorium

: Until recently in human history, artistic expression has been rooted in the sacred, but rationality has filled in enough gaps in the wall of human knowledge that there are few cracks left through which anthropomorphic fairly tale creatures can peek...more

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Guilty Diversions and Soap Ad Conversions

2013 • 42″ x 58.5″ acrylic, spray paint on used fence pickets The basic idea for this painting came from my Dad’s old quote about the nonsense people put up on television to distract us, ... dig the rest

Featured Work

Acrimony and Cheese

2013 • 31.5″ x 45″ acrylic, spray paint on used fence pickets As humans, we mask our existential angst and despair with any number of diversions and pleasurable sensory experiences…foremost among these is melted processed ... dig the rest

From the Sketchpad

I Should Post Here More Instead of Stupid Facebook

Looking good already. By Sunday, the title piece for my Houston show in June will be bumping.


Revisiting Less Successful Work

Deadlines are great. They make me more productive than any creative itch possibly can. The trouble is that getting into a rush prevents me from stopping to really look at a piece as the idea ... dig the rest


God: All The Credit and None of the Blame

Why are there no hymns of blame? Why do we here people thanking him for the happy accidents and praying for his help during avoidable disasters? I’m not faulting anyone’s need for meaning. I’m not ... dig the rest


Existential Dinner Party Revisited: Distress, Diversions and Comfort Food

My “elevator speech.” for this series has been lacking, I recently realized. People see the food, they see the ubiquitous devil and angel, the distressed individual, and they ask, “What does it mean?” I’m not ... dig the rest


Collaboration by Anthony the Poet and Moe Profane

“When Two Tribes Meet” was the latest of Hebron Chism’s yearly Collaboration shows. The exhibit explored collaborations across mediums, cultures, and genders. In this edition they blended the visual arts of painting and sculpture with ... dig the rest

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