What do you think? Aapo Puk, Mian Situ, Lisa Baumeister. Maybe I’d be better off with my maiden name. Do you think I’d sell more paintings if my name was more exotic? More European? ‘Towers’ is awfully blase. I guess it could be worse–like…JONES. Thank God his first name isn’t William. Oh yeah.
Of course, then the signature would be an issue. The thought of writing out every letter of Baumeister is daunting. I could always pull a Leffel:
Oh gee, in case you can’t read that it is “D-a-l” for David A. Leffel. (He puts a whole lot of effort into it doesn’t he?). I could use my middle initial which is L and then I would have llb. The ‘l’s could be a cinch, but that ‘B’could be a bitch. Hey, hey–don’t think I don’t know what you’re thinking WILLIAM R. JONES.
By the way, this is what Bill REALLY looks like: