Framed Dimensions: 45.72 x 55.88 cm
NYT December 7, 2012 A King Like links a headline from the New York Times to the New York Stock Exchange Composite Index. The text-based work situates Michael Bloomberg’s mayoral run alongside a financial marker. The piece was included in the group exhibition, New York Stories – Twenty Years of ISCP, ISCP, 2014. It is also part of the project Hey! Mike Hey! Which was exhibited in the 2015 group exhibition Coming to Terms, at Little Berlin, Philadelphia.
karen elaine spencer (born 1960, Montreal, Canada) obtained her MFA from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Her practice oscillates between work in the street, exhibitions in galleries, and disseminations via the web. spencer’s work is part of several permanent collections including the Canada Council Art Bank, Musée d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul, and Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. She is the recipient of the 2012 Powerhouse Prize and was a finalist for the Musée National des beaux-arts du Québec’s Prix en Art Actuel in 2016. Spencer was an artist-in-residence at ISCP in 2013.
Image rights: Courtesy of the artist and ELLEPHANT