~KARA WALKER . . JUNE 4, 2003

from my archive:


KARA WALKER, b. 1969 / 34 yrs old at the time.
at the opening of her 4th solo show in NYC . . JUNE 2, 2003.
‘KARA WALKER: DRAWINGS’, BRENT SIKKEMA, NYC / June 4 – July 25, 2003.


KARA WALKER . . drawing.
BRENT SIKKEMA, NYC / June 4 – July 25, 2003

these 2 photos were first published on Artnet, in the People Section of the Magazine.
Walter Robinson – Editor.

see: ART LOVERS NEW YORK – PHOTOS BY NANCY SMITH / GOODBYE TO SUMMER< 2003 / 8-29-03

ARCHIVAL PHOTOS: NANCY SMITH




~KARA WALKER . . heads up / heads will roll, where they roll.

KARA WALKER . . .
“SIKKEMA JENKINS AND CO. IS COMPELLED TO PRESENT THE MOST ASTOUNDING & IMPORTANT PAINTING SHOW of the FALL ART SHOW VIEWING SEASON”
OPENING THURS SEPT 7, 2017 / 6 – 8 PM
the show runs thru OCT 14, 2017
SIKKEMA JENKINS & CO., 530 West 22, Chelsea, NYC

oh, that glorious / 1st person voice of . . irony, steely & cold !!
and rightfully, so.

read more about the show: ‘KARA WALKER – ‘SIKKEMA & JENKINS AND CO. IS COMPELLED’


KARA WALKER . .
image via Instagram @sikkemajenkins


@kara_walker_official: “Poster design courtesy of @jetset_experimental (Experimental Jetset) hustling on my behalf thanks to @ari_marcopoulos_official (ARI MARCOPOULOS). . .”
image via Instagram @kara_walker_official

note, a little more than 1/2 way down . . .
“Students of Color will eye her work suspiciously and exercise their free right to Culturally Annihilate her on social media.”
“School Teachers will reexamine their art history curricula.”

KARA WALKER posted this to Instagram . . . this past / JULY 8, 2017.
she must have been thinking about it, ever since.
Image via Instagram @kara_walker_official


this is the text of that . . post.
image via Instgram @kara_walker_official / JULY 8, 2017.

AMEN.

SEE / KARA WALKER – ON INSTAGRAM: @kara_walker_official

!!!!!! – !!!!! – !!!!!!




~OLIVIA SWIDER / JACOB HAUPT . . BEACH TOWEL, SAPPHIRE POOLS / MOUNTAIN / BUSHWICK


great image via Instagram @mountain.bushwick
PHOTO BY MICHAEL FLEMING / MOUNTAIN

OLIVIA SWIDER . . holds a beach-ready, artist-designed beach towel !! – by JACOB HAUPT !!

JACOB HAUPT, ‘Merman’, 2017
limited edition of 10 – beach towel
($130)

available for purchase: ‘SAPPHIRE POOLS’ – SHOPIFY

ps: totally digging the ‘Sapphire Pools’ t-shirt . . OLIVIA !!!!!




~GRETTA JOHNSON . . SILENT BARN POSTER / EVENT TO-NITE SUN AUG 13 / 8 PM

AWESOME POSTER BY GRETTA JOHNSON !!
IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM @gretta_j

‘THE APPOINTMENT’ / ‘HOW TO FOLD A FITTED SHEET’
SUNDAY AUG 13, 2017 / DOORS OPEN AT 7 PM / SHOW STARTS AT 8 PM / $8 AT THE DOOR
SILENT BARN, 603 BUSHWICK AVE, BROOKLYN, NY 11206

@gretta_j: Come to Silent Barn this Sunday / August 13 !
Be witness to a play written by ELLIS ISENBERG and JONATHAN BASILE about strain, anguish and ultimately relief (?)
Bonus: @emmo_collins (EMILY ROSE COLLINS) and I will be taking our true demonic form!

ROLL THEM DICE !!! / BITE THAT TONGUE !!!
URBAN !!! DRAMA !!! DEMONS !!!

see: SILENT BARN

MOST DEFINITE, CHECK OUT: GRETTA JOHNSON – PORTFOLIO WEBSITE !!

!!!!!! – !!!!! – !!!!!!




~ERIC COPELAND, CABANA . . BBQ / SECRET PROJECT ROBOT, BUSHWICK, BROOKLYN. SUN AUG 13

SUNDAY AUG 13, 2017 / 5 PM-ish
THE OFFICIAL GRAND OPENING of the . . ‘ERIC COPELAND CABANA’
WITH: DJs . . . TWIG HARPER / @nu_tewhaeper) -&- MAX EISENBERG / @eisenballs !!
OUTSIDE – WITH HOMEMADE PINA COLLADAS -&- CHEF SCUBA-OOBA BBQ !!
ERIC COPELAND – IS YOUR HOST . . !!

SECRET PROJECT ROBOT – 1186 BROADWAY, BUSHWICK, BROOKLYN, NY 11211

SEE: SECRET PROJECT ROBOT – WEBSITE

SEE: ERIC COPELAND – WIKIPEDIA

!!!!!! – !!!!! – !!!!!!




~PAT McCARTHY. . ‘PIGEON’ BRUNCH, BOO-HOORAY, SUMMER RENTAL, MONTAUK / SUN AUG 13

BOO-HOORAY PRESENTS: ‘PAT’S PIGEON BRUNCH’ – SUNDAY AUG 13, 2017.
SERVING: PIGEON EGG LOBSTER ROLLS & FREE RUM !!
FROM NOON – ONWARDS, PAR-TAY ON !!
THE ACCOMPANYING ART EXHIBIT . . OPENED WED AUG 9 & RUNS THRU WED, AUG 16, 2017
BOO-HOORAY SUMMER RENTAL, 805 MONTAUK HIGHWAY, MONTAUK, NY 11954 / 212-641-0692

‘SUMMER RENTAL’ . . IS OPEN EVERYDAY 12 NOON – 7 PM

YES !! DEFINITE !! CHECK OUT: BOO-HOORAY SUMMER RENTAL / MONTAUK


IMAGE: BOO-HOORAY SUMMER RENTAL


PAT McCARTHY – UNIQUE PORCELAIN / TRANSFER . . ‘ZINE’ TABLET
IMAGE COURTESY: BOO-HOORAY SUMMER RENTAL

PAT McCARTHY of ‘SATAN CERAMICS’ . .
will be presenting a rhapsodic journey out east complete with ceramics, zines .. and pigeons.
~BOO-HOORAY


PAT McCARTHY . . . TRANSPORTS PIGEONS / VIA SELF-IMPROVISED ‘RICKSHAW’ – OUT EAST !!
TRANSLATES: . . to MONTAUK !!!!
BOO-HOORAY !!!!!!!!!!
PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ARTIST

PS: PAT . . IS NOW ON INSTAGRAM !!
CHECK HIM OUT . . @Pigeon_Pat
!!!!!! – !!!!! – !!!!!!




~TRICIA KEIGHTLEY, JACK KOHLER BYERS . . in ‘DYSTOPIA FILTER IV’ / BROOKLYN POP-UP / opening to-nite SAT AUG 12

TRICIA KEIGHTLEY has a noteworthy piece in . . .

ILLUSIONIST ?
PHOTO-REALIST . . ABSTRACT ?????!!!!

‘DYSTOPIA FILTER IV’ – A POP-UP CURATED BY STEPHEN HOLDING
OPENS TO-NITE: SAT, AUG 12, 2017 / 7 pm – 10 pm / AFTER-PARTY at FRIENDS & LOVERS
the show runs thru SEPT 8, 2017
HOLDING STUDIOS, 470 VANDERBILT AVE & ATLANTIC AVE / ENTRANCE ON ATLANTIC


@holdingstudio: The typography of JACK KOHLER BYERS / @jackbyers . . will be on display.
image via Instagram @holdingstudio


TRICIA KEIGHTLEY . . . ‘20.22.16’, 2016.
acrylic on canvas, 20 x 22 in.
IMAGE COURTESY OF THE ARTIST

LOOKING GOOD – TRICIA !!!!!!!
CHECK OUT: TRICIA KEIGHTLEY / ARTIST PORTFOLIO – WEBSITE

!!!!!! – !!!!! – !!!!!!




~’YELLOW WORMHOLE’ . . HEAD TOO HEAVY GALLERY, BUSHWICK / CLOSING PARTY TO-NITE FRI AUG 11

EMMANUEL LIMON . . WORK ALERT !!!!!
aka @awkwardchopper !!!!!
the man of leather, & heavy metal / sin coyote . . soul.
see: EMMANUEL LIMON – ARTIST PORTFOLIO WEBSITE

‘YELLOW WORMHOLE’ – GROUP SHOW / CLOSING PARTY – TO-NITE / FRI AUG 11 / 6 – 10 PM
HEAD TOO HEAVY GALLERY, 383 BUSHWICK AVE, BROOKLYN

with: VILAYKORN SAYAPHET, RUSSELL MURPHY, GILES THOMPSON, ISABEL LASALA, ANDREW OHANESIAN, DROID 907, EMMANUEL LIMON,
ARIEL CHURNIN, JASON ALEXANDER BYERS, UFO, DANIEL LEON, JEN HITCHINGS, DARKCLOUDS, MATTHEW BIXBY, EKG, NICK McMANUS,
SPY 33 YR 907, MATT SIREN, AUSTION PINON, PETE WEISMAN, DAVID NORDINE, FISH GLUE, SAXON

check out their website: HEAD TOO HEAVY GALLERY / esp. THEIR PHOTO GALLERY !!!!


IMAGE / HEAD TOO HEAVY GALLERY – PHOTO GALLERY / HEAD TOO HEAVY


lol, HEAD TOO HEAVY – LOGO !!




~’THRESHELD’ . . curated by CODIFY ART / UNDERDONK, OPENS TO-NITE, FRI AUG 11

‘THRESHELD’ – CURATED BY CODIFY ART
OPENS FRI, AUG 11, 2017 / 7-9 PM
the show runs thru SEPT 10, 2017
UNDERDONK, 1329 WILLOUGHBY AVE, #211, BROOKLYN
HRS: SAT & SUN / 1-6 PM & BY APPOINTMENT
L to JEFFERSON

with: JANAYE BROWN, ORLANDO ESTRADA, JES FAN, ILANA HARRIS-BABOU, INHYE LEE, PASTICHE LUMUMBA & ADRIENNE ELISE TARVAR

THRESHELD . . . explores the intimacy of routine, home as a constructed space, and ritual as a sanctified mundane.”
read more: ‘THESHELD – UNDERDONK’

see: CODIFY ART – A BROOKLYN-BASED ARTIST COLLECTIVE


UNDERDONK . . . is an artist-run space in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
lol, #puppylove !!
PHOTO: courtesy of UNDERDONK, Summer 2017




~NICHOLAS CUEVA . . ‘JERRY SALTZ’/ LIMITED EDITION BEACH TOWEL, ‘SAPPHIRE POOLS’ / MOUNTAIN

SEA SALTZ !!

‘ALONG A RIVER OF SAPPHIRE POOLS’ – MOUNTAIN, BUSHWICK, BROOKLYN

a selection of limited edition / dye sublimation printed / artist-designed beach towels.
curated by MICHAEL FLEMING of MOUNTAIN, and OLIVIA SWIDER of SELENA.

all of the towels – limited edition of 10 / $130 ea. – can be seen & purchased here:
SAPPHIRE POOLS, MOUNTAIN – SHOPIFY

this one, is a bit of an . . . in-joke !!!

it is also very much . . PHOTO-BASED !!!!


NICHOLAS CUEVA, ‘SALTZ’, 2017
limited edition of 10, beach towel.
($130)
photo via Sapphire Pools/MOUNTAIN

apart from the beauty of the fabulous distressed look . .
there’s something awesomely beautiful about an art ‘critic’ whose main pedantic theme is: naked, and in-your-face-private-parts – gone big !!
ad nauseam . . . !!
to now, be able to have many private parts, and bare bottoms – rubbed all over his face.