Bryan Lewis Saunders is chasing the American dream by doing a lot of drugs, and then painting self portraits while on drugs. In his own words:
I devised another experiment where everyday I took a different drug and drew myself under the influence. Within weeks I became lethargic and suffered mild brain damage. I am still conducting this experiment but over greater lapses of time. I only take drugs that are given to me.
I think the images
speak for themselves. You can read more about this experiment in an interview with the artist at Dinosaur City