Every Thursday, Gordo sets up a stool and easel in front of Johnny's Saloon, a beloved neighborhood dive in Huntington Beach, and begins to paint. He does still-lifes, portraits and panoramas, and he offers a selection of artwork for sale—stark, often black-and-white renditions of icons ranging from Johnny Cash to Audrey Hepburn to the Wolfman, as well as painted boomboxes, records, metal trays and lazy Susans. "The No. 1 reason why I came up with the live art was for those types of people who think it's a projection or a stencil," Gordo says. "You think I traced it? Well come on down to Johnny's on Thursdays and... More >>>