Oakland, California-based artist Chris Duncan doesn’t have to look far for inspiration. Duncan is a punk mystic, known for geometry, bright colors, string sculpture, and head-scratching titles. Though his work is abstract, his inspirations are close at hand–community, friends, headlines, and most of all, his daughter Aya. Here, we look at his work, his day, and his latest show at San Francisco’s Luggage Store gallery.

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