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2 Years, 1,242 Drawings. Step Inside This Obsessive Artist’s Brain.

James Drake decided to draw everything that came into his head for two years, then hung his “Brain Trash” up in a museum.

In 2012, virtuosic sculpture and video artist James Drake decided to do something totally new for him: Draw every single day for two years. In a departure from his typically meticulous approach, Drake allowed himself to improvise, capturing his inner preoccupations in a stream-of-consciousness style. The resulting 1,242 images have been hung in a monumental installation he proudly refers to as “Brain Trash,” at Austin’s Blanton Museum through January 4.

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