Last week for “The Object of an Act of Thought” at Bert Green Fine Art.
Photos by Nathan Keay
Artist. Thinker. Radical Seeker.
Posting what I make and what I see.
In Chicago this weekend? Join me on Saturday at Bert Green Fine Art for an opening of recent work, including this gal (20140123, ink on paper, 5”x7” 2014)!
ink on paper
NEW COLLECTION POSTURE
inkjet transfer on archival paper
diptych, unique edition of 1
(All the codenames released as a result of the Snowden docs, as of 5/13/2014)
I was interviewed recently for POSTmatter about my art, thoughts on money, and social media.
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New circle drawing in progress + detail for a show this summer at Bert Green Fine Art in Chicago.
More details forthcoming but the show is going to have a bunch of new and recent drawings, collages and video and will be titled “State of Man” because that’s what it will be: A mini retrospective, and a laying to rest for some bodies of work.
A few years ago, author Teju Cole traveled to the Arizona border with a group of artists to learn what immigration and migrant life looks and feels like just south of Tucson, along the most brutally policed section of the 18-foot-high wall that spans 600 miles from California to Texas. He spied …
I spoke with Teju Cole about his work, and in general about using Twitter as a platform for art.
In 2012 I was commissioned to make a large “circle drawing.” (See this tweet). For various reasons it took a while to complete, not least of which being it consists of thousands of really tiny circles. But, I finally finished it the other day. Sweet!
I had decided from the beginning to do a time lapse of the process: a photo every four hours no matter what was or wasn’t happening in the studio. What you’re seeing is the result of that. It was shot using an old Brinno device. Sorry for the blackness flashy epilepsy-inducingness; those are the photos from the middle of the night.
To see detailed images of the drawing check out this post.
Music by Dr. Dog.
details: circles in progress (2012-????)
Louise Barry, America’s Wonderlands 10, 2012 on Paddle8 for Artist’s Alliance’s Benefit for the LES Studio Program.
Full disclosure, the co-director is my wife, but even if she weren’t, this piece is still cool, and the organization is totally worth supporting!