Mapping criminal corporate-government connections is a dangerous occupation. Exposing the players and their front companies is even more hazardous. These are the subjects of Mark Lombardi's art -- the hidden global realities of money and power. His artwork, literally as well as figuratively, connects the dots of international high-level white-collar crime networks.
Lombardi's drawings are mandalas of conspiracy, flow charts of shady deals and shaky agents, and org charts of world-class con men, revealing the genealogy of wickedness in the highest places of corporate and government power...
Artist Mark Lombardi (1951-2000), whose business card ironically read "Death Defying Acts of Art and Conspiracy," was found dead in his studio, officially declared a suicide in the police report. Or as government whistleblower Al Martin, author of "The Conspirators: Secrets of an Iran Contra Insider" (http://www.almartinraw.com) says, "The guy put together one chart too many."