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Mike Kelley

#3 from the series We Communicate Only Through Our Shared Dismissal of the Pre-Linguistic, 1995

Ektacolor photographs mounted on museum board
24 × 29 in
61 × 73.7 cm
Edition PP5/5
This is part of a limited edition set.
$25,000
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Iris Project
Venice
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Patrick Painter Editions, edition of 5 plus Printers Proofs. This work is Printers Proof 5.

Patrick Painter Editions, edition of 5 plus Printers Proofs. This work is Printers Proof 5.

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Hand-signed by artist, Signed on reverse
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We Communicate Only Through Our Shared Dismissal of the Pre-Linguistic
Publisher
Patrick Painter Editions
Mike Kelley
American, 1954–2012
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Los Angeles–based artist, critic, and curator Mike Kelley’s varied output included ritualized performance pieces, films, installations, wall-size drawings, paintings, and collaborations with artists such as Paul McCarthy, Tony Oursler, and bands Sonic Youth and Destroy All Monsters (1973-1985). Kelley's work challenged the legitimacy of "normative" values and authority systems, often employing the confrontational practices of punk music. He often sought to legitimize overlooked instances of vernacular art in America, as in his “Kandors” series, begun in 1999, in which he cast representations of the fictional city Kandor, taken from earlier Superman comics, in colored resins and set them in tinted glass bottles to resemble illuminated reliquaries.

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Patrick Painter Editions, edition of 5 plus Printers Proofs. This work is Printers Proof 5.

Patrick Painter Editions, edition of 5 plus Printers Proofs. This work is Printers Proof 5.

Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed on reverse
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
We Communicate Only Through Our Shared Dismissal of the Pre-Linguistic
Publisher
Patrick Painter Editions
Mike Kelley
American, 1954–2012
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Los Angeles–based artist, critic, and curator Mike Kelley’s varied output included ritualized performance pieces, films, installations, wall-size drawings, paintings, and collaborations with artists such as Paul McCarthy, Tony Oursler, and bands Sonic Youth and Destroy All Monsters (1973-1985). Kelley's work challenged the legitimacy of "normative" values and authority systems, often employing the confrontational practices of punk music. He often sought to legitimize overlooked instances of vernacular art in America, as in his “Kandors” series, begun in 1999, in which he cast representations of the fictional city Kandor, taken from earlier Superman comics, in colored resins and set them in tinted glass bottles to resemble illuminated reliquaries.

Mike Kelley

#3 from the series We Communicate Only Through Our Shared Dismissal of the Pre-Linguistic, 1995

Ektacolor photographs mounted on museum board
24 × 29 in
61 × 73.7 cm
Edition PP5/5
This is part of a limited edition set.
$25,000
Ships from Venice, CA, US
Free shipping worldwide
location
Venice
Locked
Secure payment
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