. . . I dunno – you’re gonna have to figure this one out – for yourself.
JOSEPHINE MECKSEPER – ‘TOTAL WAR / SALES EVENT’
MAY 1 – JUNE 7, 2008
ELIZABETH DEE GALLERY – 545 W 20Th ST – CHELSEA – NY
PHOTOS FROM THE OPENING – MAY 1, 2008
JOSEPHINE MECKSEPER arrives at the opening
JOHN CURRAN and RACHEL FEINSTEIN
TIMOTHY HULL, SEAN DACK and PAUL SEPUYA.
SEAN DACK opens, ‘GHOST HARDWARE’ – this SAT MAY 24, 6-8pm – at DANIEL REICH GALLERY
JOSEPHINE MECKSEPER, ‘Ten High’, 2008, plexiglas platform, 3 mannequins, cane, bottle of whiskey, Bible, ash tray with cigarettes, broken mirror on wooden panel, poster mounted to aluminum, mixed media on canvas, aluminum sign, T-shirt & tie
“IF YOU LOVE YOUR FREEDOM/THANK A VET”
JOSEPHINE MECKSEPER, video frame, ‘0% Down’, 2008 – duration 6 mins.
JOSEPHINE MECKSEPER, ‘We Quit, Going out of Business’, 2008, Plexiglas cube, motorized display and rotating glass shelves, shoes (pair), 2 plastic shoe stands, Styrofoam mannequin head and wig, mini toilet plunger, spray painted rubber dog, plastic card holder, Republican pin and small umbrella. 67 x 24 x 24 ins.
JOSEPHINE MECKSEPER, ‘Bankrupt’, 2008, Metal cylinder, motorized display and rotating glass shelves, mannequin foot and sock, miniature Statue of Liberty and feathers, plastic card holder, Brillo pad, martini glass, disco ball and feather duster with American flag. 70 x 24 x 24 ins.
PHOTOS: NANCY SMITH