these are images i found on the web. there are paintings i like better but these are representative. he uses silk screens to repeat his repeated motifs. naturally i love the layers. and the complexity and the delicacy.
it seems to me that his motifs work as signifiers. he has been connected with neo-geo, based on his use, in some of his work, of non-western-european motifs such as arabic caligraphy and hispano-moorish designs.
taaffe has a great website: