Artist Bradley Gordon in his Oxford, Mississippi studio.
Art Proust: when we pull 5 questions from the famous Proust questionnaire and add 1 great Southern artist to answer 'em. Today we drop our pin in the county seat of Lafayette, Mississippi (Oxford, to be exact) where painterBradley S. Gordon calls home. There, he looks to wildlife for inspiration, citing the animals of the South as his muse. Here's what's on Brad's mind.
5. What is your idea of earthly happiness?
BBQ-ing outside at my studio with family, my dogs and my good friends. A cold beer is always a bonus.
4. Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Mamas all across the world for bringing us sweet little angels like mine.
3. Who would you have liked to be?
I'm a pretty lucky fella who has been given a loving family, great friends, a badass wife and the sweetest little ninja baby girl ever. I am very happy being me.
2. What is your favorite color?
1. What is your present state of mind?
It feels about like that Christopher Cross song “Sailing".