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The Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts announced today the 2017 recipients of its Artist Project Grants, an initiative in its second year which seeks to further Mike Kelley?s philanthropic work and honor his legacy by supporting innovative projects with artists at Los Angeles nonprofit institutions and organizations. Show More Summary
An oceanside “sculptural stage” set on fire, an exhibition on seven local Chicano muralists and the first performance of a work by the late electronic music pioneer James Tenney are just a few of the projects to receive grants from the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, the organization is expected...
There's another LA-based Mike Kelley who's been quietly working in the shadows of his tragic same-name counterpart.
He was instrumental in modernizing the banking operations of the Federal Reserve system.
Edward W. "Mike" Kelley Jr., who served 14 years as a member of the Federal Reserve Board and was instrumental in modernizing the banking operations of the Federal Reserve system, … Click to Continue »
Photography, more than being a purely literal portrayal of reality, often requires the hand of an artist to blend the truth with their own vision. That’s what Mike Kelley does with his popular ‘Airportraits’ series. Read more...
In the hands of Mike Kelley, discarded pins, lost buttons, defunct keys, dropped coins, lost screws, and found bottle caps were never just junk. The prolific artist worked for over a decade creating "Memory Wares"—a series of sculptures and mosaics built from small pieces all centered around the concepts of thinking, remembering and forgetting. Show More Summary
Open Space keeps on giving. This time with Brandon Brown’s essay, “Dust Balls,” which circles a Ketamine-fueled near-death experience and Mike Kelley’s Dust Balls, a series of fourteen photographs from the mid-1990s, “nine of which are on the seventh floor of SFMOMA, with a stray in the photography exhibition on the second floor.” “Mary Clare […]
Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. Scroll through for our picks below. Mike Kelley’s Memory Ware […]
This week we’re checking out Mike Kelley’s Airportraits, or those photos of dozens of planes taking off and landing in the same frame, relaxing to a soothing stream of jellyfish, talking about why so many restaurants have gone bankrupt, and more. Read more...
For most of us, simply grabbing a quick snap or our plane at the gate, or perhaps the wing through the window by our seat is enough to satisfy out thirst for photography. Not for Mike Kelley, though, oh no. He camped out at some of the busiest airports in the world to photograph planes [...]Show More Summary
What if planes flew in flocks like birds? We’re talking hundreds of planes, in the air at the same time, using the same runway. What would that look like? Something like this: Mike Kelley created composites of planes at airports around...Show More Summary
Photographer Mike Kelley visited airports around the world, took pictures of airplanes leaving, and then pieced the photos together in a series of composite photos. The result was Airportraits. A… Tags: compositing, flights, photogr...
In 2014, Los Angeles-based photographer Mike Kelley became an internet sensation after releasing a composite image featuring seven hours of takeoffs at LAX. The images were taken individually, and then stitched together to create a stunning and unique look at the world of aviation. Show More Summary
Artist Mike Kelley creates "Airportraits" of the world's airports by photographing all the planes that take off on a given day, then compositing them together into a kind of time-lapse of a day's worth of flights, which presents an instantly comprehensible way of comparing the different services; they're available as stunning prints. (via Kottke) (more…)
Mike Kelley has travelled to airports all over the world, photographing planes taking off and landing and then stitching them together into photos showing each airport’s traffic. (via @feltron whose book features an Airportrait on the cover) Tags: flying infoviz Mike Kelley photography
When you hear the phrase "air traffic photos," what comes to mind? Most likely some dull graphics documenting airplane patterns. (Is that actually what they are? I really don't know.) Either way, Mike Kelley, an LA-based architectural...Show More Summary
Image Cache: Well, sort of. Photographer Mike Kelley camped out at Sydney’s Kingsford Smith Airport, along with 17 other airports around the world, to capture hundreds of photos of airplanes large and small on their takeoff climbs. Stitched together, the result looks like some kind of perfectly coordinated flying magic. More »
My name is Mike Kelley. I’ve been lucky enough to travel the world and see incredible architecture while working for hotels, architects, designers, and developers. In this article, I’d like to share with you one of my favorite techniques for photographing architecture. Show More Summary