Erik Bakke

2007 Artworks



Saddam Hussein Series

"10 best gallery exhibitions of 2007"



The Saddam Hussein series is one work of 59 panels with each panel being
9 x 7 3/4 x 3/4 inches and acrylic and pencil on 13 layer maple plywood.
To see the entire series click on any of the panels above.


Six Years Series








"Six Years" is an in-progress series of 72 panels depicting individuals formally or informally involved
with the U. S. Federal Government from September 12, 2001 to September 11, 2007.
Each portrait is a associated with a single day and each panel contains a month's worth
of days/portraits. Each of the 72 panels is 12 x 16 x 3/4 inches and acrylic and pencil
on 13 layer birch plywood. These are the first four panels: "Six Years: First Month"
(September 12 - October 11, 2001); "Six Years: Second Month" (October 12 - November 11, 2001);
"Six Years: Third Month" (November 12 - December 11, 2001);
"Six Years: Fourth Month" (December 12, 2001 - January 11, 2002).




Three details from "Six Years: First Month" (September 12 - October 11, 2001)