(LOS ANGELES) — As Mike Kelley stroked his cat Andy for the last time, he recalled how the feline would eat yogurt every morning and meet him at the door every night. Kelley told stories about his beloved pet before Dr. Mary Gardner gave the 10-year-old cat a shot and he went to sleep for the last time. Show More Summary
Mike Kelley and his producing partner Melissa Loy will create and develop new projects for the premium cable network under their newly launched production company. read more
WHEN Mike Kelley committed suicide in his California home in February 2012, he left the art world in shock. Why would a successful artist take his own life? Friends knew that he had been suffering from depression, but they had no idea what triggered his decision to take his own life. Show More Summary
For those of you who didn’t get tickets to Performa, we’ve got more local alternatives. We’ll have a day of humor and sleaze for Mike Kelley; a show for cyberpunk kids; and a handful of events involving important TV artists. Group Material...Show More Summary
Animal Self and Friend of Animal by Mike Kelley, 1987 Phaidon concludes "New York Loves Mike Kelley." Read Jonathan Blaustein's review (very poignant and personal, really you should read it) of Kelley's retrospective in Amsterdam earlier this year.
Image by Christian Storm. I Am Not from This Planet is a column where we give James Franco’s Florida-bred, gun-toting, big-bootie-loving pal Alien the floor to sound off on whatever he likes. For this edition, Alien breaks us off some...Show More Summary
In March, the Museum of Modern Art bought "Deodorized Central Mass With Satellites," an installation by the late L.A.–based artist Mike Kelley, for more than $4 million. Suspended from the ceiling by a pulley system and surrounded by...Show More Summary
MoMA PS1 presents Mike Kelley, the largest exhibition of the artist's work to-date and the first comprehensive survey since 1993. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of our time, Mike Kelley (1954-2012) produced a body of...Show More Summary
Mike Kelley's retrospective travels to New York City, Hiroshi Sugimoto is given carte blanche in Paris, Laurie Anderson is omnipresent in Austin,...
While we’ll always credit creator Mike Kelley for that awesome first season of REVENGE, we’ll also kinda blame him for the suckfest that season two became. But new showrunner Sunil Nayar has brought back everything we love about the Sunday sudser, including the epic snipefests between Victoria and Emily, the weekly takedowns and storylines thatRead More
This week at The L Magazine Paul D'Agostino and I calibrated our crystal balls for the fall, and came up with eight museum shows we're sure are gonna be worth a view or two. Mike Kelley's been a theme today, so I'm including our blurb for his retrospective at MoMA PS1 below.
Museum looting in Egypt, Norman Foster leaves Moscow project, Ed Ruscha joins SFMOMA board, Mike Kelley retrospective, and more.
Starting just before the drab, colorless winter months, MoMA PS1 will hang some color in its halls. The museum is hosting the largest exhibition of Mike Kelley's work to date starting October 13th (and running through February 2nd). [ more › ]
— “Smart dumb is The Fugs, punk rock, art schools, Gertrude Stein, Vito Acconci, Marcel Duchamp, Samuel Beckett, Seth Price, Tao Lin, Martin Margiela, Mike Kelley, and Sofia Coppola.” — “The Dull people suggested to Mr. Bates that the combination … Continue reading ?
Mike Kelley and Emi Fontana inside Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction # 1 (A Domestic Scene), 2000, Exhibition view, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, © Armin Linke. July 18th marked the one year anniversary of Mike Kelley's ashes being scattered at Bryce Canyon in Utah. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, a man you likely never heard of passed away peacefully in Columbia, Tennessee. His name was Mike Kelley. He was a faithful Christian, a faithful husband, a loving father, a successful businessman, and one of my heroes. Show More Summary
In the July/August Modern Painters (look for Nick Cave on the cover), I look at what artists do from a not-usual angle: What happens when artists, such as Mike Kelley, become preposterously wealthy and have the opportunity to leave a legacy that goes beyond their art? When Kelley died in 2012… [he] left his entire estate [...]
Rashid Johnson, James Turrell, Mike Kelley, Cindy Sherman, and more.
Reporting from Paris, Blogger-in-Residence Natalie Musteata visits the solo exhibitions of Lorna Simpson, Ahlam Shibli, Simon Hantaï, and Mike Kelley.
I’m traveling today. If you didn’t read my recent take on Mike Kelley’s “Mobile Homestead” at MOCA Detroit, take a look…