What Matters Most

What Matters Most
What Matters Most (2018)
– acrylic on magazine photograph, and aluminium container, 12 x 18 inches

For Bukowski, life was not all champagne and skittles. There were school bullies, dead end jobs, nights sleeping rough, back alley fights, jail-time, whores, hangovers and hardships. But through it all was a crazy kind of contentment. What mattered most to Hank was how well you walk through the fire.