~CHRISTIAN HOLSTAD/last 3 days !!
last 3 days to catch !! – ‘I Know Why the Bird Cage Sings ‘ – a show of objects curated by CHRISTIAN HOLSTAD
LIMITED ENGAGEMENT: OCT 21 – NOV 8, 2008
DANIEL REICH GALLERY – 537 WEST 23 ST – TRIBECA, NYC
it’s a beautiful little show – if I ever did see one & nothing is for sale !!
Christian said it was years in the making, and you can see the selection was carefully put together.
SOME PHOTOS FROM THE OPENING NIGHT – WED OCT 22, 2008
Mexican leather boots, 1950’s, black leather, Amazonas, size 10-1/2
guests: MAYA HARDINGE and MICKEY.
Postcards by Louis Wain (1860-1939), English artist and Illustrator
Published by Raphael Tuck
postcards by Louis Wain
Postcards by Louis Wain
A. ‘Pretty Kettle of Fish’, 1904. & B. ‘The Shell Mascot’, 1915
Greet Card. ‘I worship the ground … that awaits you.’, 1977
Manufactured by Occasional Quips
Hand forged Hunting Dog Collar, turn of the century, German
made to protect dogs form wolves/bears
Dice. Maker Unknown. Wooden, handmade prison dice
inscribed with “Fuck Off”
Bird Chandelier, 1920s wood, Maker Unknown, Belgium
detail, Bird Chandelier
Severed Head of Goliath
Painted papier-mache, horse hair and beard, Pennsylvania
Part of the Order of the Odd fellows ceremony
Lightbulbs, 1950s, manufactured by Aerolux as nightlights
Popist Military Jacket, USA Cotton, late 1960s/early 1970s
Gentleman’s feather corsages, 1930’s/40’s
feathers, wire, thread, and buttons
The Cramps Video, ‘Live at Napa Valley Mental Hospital’, 1978
CHRISTIAN HOLSTAD with guest, Zhuru
PHOTOS: NANCY SMITH
DANIEL REICH GALLERY