Saturday, January 17, 2015

Four Albums by Sparks

#1 in Heaven


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 

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Amanda Lear - I Am A Photograph

In spring 2001 I was in a show in Belgium curated by Jimi Dams called "Not A Lear" Jimi chose a piece tangentially related to Amanda Lear and when the show came to NYC my piece was broken in transit so the curator choose a new piece that I was to deliver to the gallery the day of the opening,  tuesday Sept 11.  

Amanda Lear will be forever associated with 9/11 in my mind so to mark the 10th anniversary of this experience, I spent much of 9/11/11 with a camera on a tripod in a dark room. The lens was focused on the spot between 2 speakers and Amanda Lear's "I am a photograph" was playing....everytime the song began I opened the shutter and when the song ended the shutter closed...

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Scent Photographs From My First NYC Solo Show @ Esso Gallery 1997

In my first NYC solo show I exhibited photographs of ethereal experiences. These 8 photographs are of various scents floating in they air. From top to bottom they are..... Eau Sauvage,  Fahrenheit,  Egoiste, Turqouise,  Patou,  Grey Flannel,  Angel,  Sublime . All Silver gelatin prints 14 x 11 inches. If you'd like to see more of my experiential photos of scent and sound along with some renderings of these in needlepoint check out my Flikr album here