Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Making Records










From the very beginning a lot of my work has been about recording ethereal experiences. one experience I've returned to again and again is the experience of listening to music,  for my first shows I drew spirals while listening to music.




then I dripped plaster making stalactites (side 1)  and stalagmites (side 2) for the duration of an album. 


Red Hankie - Colaboration with AA Bronson



In the spring of 2003 my friend AA Bronson suggested we collaborate on a piece. AA was envisioning a red hankie and I suggested painting one while thinking of the different ways AA had affected my life. The resulting piece was in AA's solo show that year at John Connolly and now lives with some collectors out in Long island....




Saturday, January 17, 2015

Four Albums by Sparks

#1 in Heaven

Propaganda

Terminal jive

Kimono My House













































In 2005 these were in a show at MoMA/PS1

Curious Crystal of Unusual Purity


Curated by Bob Nickas and Steve Lafreniere.






Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left


Pencil on Vellum 1997 14 x 11 inches

Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols


Needlepoint 1999 24 x 20 inches

David Bowie - Aladdin Sane 1999

The roof is side one, the floor is side two and I dripped plaster while each song played.......This was from my first solo show at DEREK ELLER in 1999....

David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust 1997

 This is from my first solo show at ESSO gallery 1997. I played a CD of David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust in a dark room and pointed my camera at the spot between the 2 speakers where the sound was optimum. As the Cd began I opened the shutter and left it open for the duration of the album....
Silver Gelatin print Mounted on Aluminum in Artist's Frame 10 x 10 x 1  ed 1/3