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Artist:  Jennifer Steinkamp
Title: Hurdy Gurdy Man
Date: 2005 - 08
Dimensions:  2 x 2.6 feet high - 3 x 4 feet wide, projector sits back 4.5 - 8.5 feet from wall.
Past Equipment:  Optoma TX779 4500 lumen projector, Asus computer.
Photo credit: Jennifer Steinkamp, courtesy ACME., Los Angeles, greengrassi, London, and Lehmann Maupin, New York.
Exhibition History:

  1. Frieze Art Fair, London, England, greengrassi, London, England, October 21 - 24, 2005, exhibited lilacs and clover.
  2. Art | Basel | Miami Beach 2005, Miami, Florida, Lehmann Maupin, New York, December 1 - 4, 2005, exhibited dahlias.
  3. Uneasy Nature, Weatherspoon Art Museum, North Carolina, curated by Xandra Eden, February 18 - May 28, 2006, exhibited dahlias.
  4. Garden, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, curated by Ashley Kistler, September 8 - October 15, 2006, exhibited dahlias.
  5. The Armory Show, 2006, greengrassi, London, March 10-13, 2006, exhibited matilija poppies.
  6. Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid Spain, March 23 - May 4, 2006, exhibited gerber daisy.
  7. MoCa Art Auction, 2006, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, June 1 - 5, 2006, exhibitedclover.
  8. Dine by Design, Benefit for AIDS, Elle Décor, New York, February 24, 2007, exhibited dahlias.
  9. Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2 - April 14, 2007, exhibited chrysanthemums.
  10. Figured/Out: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina, curated by Will South, March 11 - July 8, 2007, exhibited dahlias.
  11. BAMart Silent Auction, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York, March 12, 2007, exhibited chrysanthemums.
  12. SIX, Williamson Gallery, Pasadena, California, curated by Stephen Nowlin, June 2 - August 19, 2007, exhibited clover, matilija poppies, Liz Taylor roses.
  13. Mar Vista, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, California, curated by Jeanne Patterson, November 3 - December 8, 2007, exhibited Liz Taylor roses.
  14. Two-Fold Faction, PKM Gallery, Beijing, China, curated by Yoewool Kang, January 26 - March 8, 2008, exhibited chrysanthemums.
  15. ARCO, Madrid, Spain, Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Spain, February 13 - 18, 2008, exhibited gerber daisies.
  16. Las Vegas Collects, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada, curated by Libby Lumpkin, May 23 - October 26, 2008, exhibited matilija poppies
  17. Lehmann Maupin, New York, September 7 - November 1, 2008, exhibited daffodils.
  18. ShContemporary 2008, The Asia Pacific Art Fair, Shanghai, China, Lehmann Maupin, New York, September 10 - 13, 2008, exhibited matilija poppies.
  19. American Art II: 1960-Present, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina, curated by Elaine D. Gustsafson, December 13, 2009 - March 7, 2010, exhibited dahlias.
  20. Until Now: Collecting the New (1960 - 2010), Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minnesota, curator Elizabeth Armstrong, April 16 - August 1, 2010, exhibited chrysanthemums.
  21. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Benefit Art Auction 2010, San Diego, California, April 21, 2010, exhibited daffodils.
  22. Jennifer Steinkamp, Leeahn Gallery, Seoul, South Korea, June 6 - July 4, 2010, exhibited daffodils.
  23. Hot House: Flowers for after the Frost, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota, curated by Thomas E. Rassieur, September 18, 2010 - May 29, 2011, exhibited chrysanthemums .
  24. American Foundation for Equal Rights Auction, Gladstone Gallery, New York, October 28, 2010, exhibited Liz Taylor roses.
  25. Weatherspoon Art Museum: 70 Years of Collecting, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, curated by Nancy Doll, Elaine D. Gustsafson, February 6 - May 11, 2011, exhibited dahlias.
  26. KIAF 2011, Seoul, Korea, Leeahn Gallery, Daegu, Korea, September 22 -26, 2011, exhibited gerber daisies, daffodils.
  27. Art Stage, Singapore, Leeahn Gallery, Daegu, Korea, January 12 - 13, 2012, exhibited daffodils.
  28. Art in Bloom, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, images for promotional materials, April 25 - 28, 2013, exhibited chrysanthemums.
  29. Nature in All Its Glory, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, curated by Elaine D. Gustsafson, November 2, 2013 - March 9, 2014, exhibited dahlias.
  30. Naturalia, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Danny Moynihan, January 19, 2017 - March 4, 2017, exhibited daffodils.

Description: The title comes from the Donovan song of the same name. A hurdy gurdy man is a man who plays a stringed violin like instrument while a hurdy gurdy woman is a 19th century prostitute. Hurdy Gurdy Man consists of small high-definition video projections of flowers dancing; projected in a lit room.
Part of the Collection:
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chrysanthemums.
Amorepacific Museum of Art, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. Chrysanthemums.
Weatherspoon Art Museum, North Carolina. Dahlia.

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