Picture
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Photo by John Houck, MassMoca, North Adams, MA, 2009, tree 14

Mike_Kelley_2

Photo by RJ Sánchez, Tacoma Art Museum, Washington, 2013, tree 14

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Photos by John Houck, Sundance, Park City, Utah, 2008,  tree 2,3,5 and 12.

Artist:  Jennifer Steinkamp
Title:
Mike Kelley
Date: 
2007 - 2012
Dimensions:
   size variable, horizontal: 8 - 12 feet high x 10.6 - 16 feet wide,  vertical: 8 - 12 feet high x 6 - 9 feet wide.
Image Credit:
John Houck,
RJ Sánchez
, Jennifer Steinkamp, courtesy ACME., Los Angeles, greengrassi, London, and Lehmann Maupin, New York.
Exhibition History: 

  1. Gala in the Garden, Hammer, Los Angeles, California, October 14, 2007, exhibited 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
  2. Frieze Art Fair, London, England, Lehmann Maupin, New York October 14 - 17, 2007, exhibited 12.
  3. New Frontier on Main, Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, curated by Shari Frilot, January 17-27, 2008, exhibited 2, 3, 5, 12.
  4. Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, January 1, 2009 - present, exhibited 13.
  5. Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape, MassMoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts, curated by Denise Markintosh, May 24, 2008 - April 9, 2009, exhibited 14.
  6. Dwight Hackett Projects, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 13 - July 25, 2009, exhibited 1, 2, 4, 12.
  7. Valentino's 2010 Spring/Summer couture show, Paris, France, January 28, 2010.
  8. North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, curated by Linda Dougherty, April 17, 2010 - present, exhibited 14.
  9. The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu Academy of Arts - Spalding House, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 20, 2011 - January 29, 2012, exhibited 1, 4, 6, 8.
  10. Jennifer Steinkamp: Mike Kelley #15, Institute of Visual Arts, Inova, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin, curated by Bruce Knackert, February 3 - April 8, 2012, exhibited 15.
  11. Jennifer Steinkamp, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, curated by Alison Greene, May 29, 2012 - January 1, 2013, exhibited 14.
  12. Jennifer Steinkamp, Mike Kelley, USC Brain & Creativity Institute, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Karen Moss, November 6, 2012 - May 20, 2013, exhibited 2.
  13. The Distaff Side, The Granary, Sharon, Connecticut, curated by Melva Bucksbaum, April 21, 2013 - end of 2014, exhibited 10.
  14. Shimmering Tree, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, curated by Rock Hushka, November 9, 2013 - January 26, 2014, exhibited 14.
  15. Jennifer Steinkamp: Mike Kelley Projections, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, curated by Alison Greene, October 19 - 26, 2014 , exhibited 1, 3, 12, 13, 14, 15.

Description:
This piece was made for the Hammer Gala 2007 honoring Mike Kelley, who was one of my favorite teachers. This piece is part of a series work in which I honor past teachers with trees dedicated to them. See Miss Znerold and Judy Crook.
Part of the Collections:
The Granary, Sharon, Connecticut, Mike Kelley 10.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, Mike Kelley 14.
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, Mike Kelley 14.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, Mike Kelley 1.
Hallmark, Kansas City, Missouri, Mike Kelley 15.
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, Mike Kelley 13.
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California, Mike Kelley 3.

Movies

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Valentino, Paris, France, 2010

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