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Branden Koch, “Narcissus and Shithole” (2018), ink on paper, 8.5 x 5.5 inches (courtesy of the artist)

Sucking at the shithole, an unquenchable leach. Caravaggio’s pond rendered black hole: no love to reflect, only shitdrug epidemic nourishment for King Narcissisus. Sucking up the shit flushed away by culture, sucking out the clean air.  Welcome to Shitsville, USA! Feed! Feed! The raging grand shitwizard! Sucking up your bottom feeder crony shitnibblets! Suck! Suck! Your true reflection is our collective dump now boiling over.

Branden Koch

Branden Koch was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned a BFA from The Cleveland Institute of Art in 2001, and an MFA from Bard College in 2005. His work has been exhibited in NYC at Regina Rex, Soloway Fine Arts, Helper Projects, Pace University,...