War Rugs > Avtomat Kalashnikova

Depiction of a single AK-47, Kalashnikov assault rifle, commonly carried by Afghan warriers (Taliban, Mujahideen) since the Soviet Occupation in the 1970s. Oriented to Mecca, as appropriate for a prayer rug. Installed at What It Is Gallery, 23 E. Madison, Chicago IL December 2012-January 2013. 3 prints pulled 1/26/13.