31 August 2016


Mike Kelley Punk Installations To Be Exhibited At Hauser & Wirth London

The first UK exhibition devoted to Mike Kelley at Hauser & Wirth London presents a single monumental installation from 1999: ‘Framed and Frame (Miniature Reproduction ‘Chinatown Wishing Well’ built by Mike Kelley after ‘Miniature Reproduction ‘Seven Star Cavern’ Built by Prof. H.K. Lu’)’. Kelley was fascinated by Middle America’s many diverse and alternative subcultures, and through his work, he […]

8 December 2015


The Broad: Los Angeles’ Electrifying Private Contemporary Art Museum

Los Angeles’ latest museum of Contemporary art, The Broad, is already a victim of its own success with limited access due to overbooking and queues stretching for an hour, to see some of the attractions, like the Kusama Infinity Mirrored Room – The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away. Photo: Jeff Koons room Broad Museum   Founded by […]

2 October 2015


Vija Celmins, Robert Gober, Mike Kelley To Open At Skarstedt London

Skarstedt has announced its forthcoming exhibition Childish Things, to coincide with Frieze Masters at the London gallery in October. Featuring iconic works by Vija Celmins, Robert Gober and Mike Kelley, the exhibition engages with the deeply personal and often repressed memories of childhood. Looking back on this formative period from adulthood, the artists incorporate keepsakes […]

3 August 2015


Mike Kelley: Kandors Series Explored In New York Exhibition

A major ‘Mike Kelley’ exhibition in New York has been announced by Hauser & Wirth. It will be the gallery’s first U.S. exhibition devoted to this influential artist. Organised in collaboration with the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, it will focus exclusively on one of the most significant of Kelley’s later series, Kandors. These visually opulent, technically ambitious […]

15 August 2014


Mike Kelley Explored Through His Ink And Collage Works

The work of the late Mike Kelley is presented in a new exhibition at Skarstedt in New York. ‘Reconstructed History,’ features Kelley’s ink and collage works on paper created in 1989, offering new insights into a lesser-explored area of the artist’s diverse oeuvre. The exhibition will feature the original 50 illustrations from Kelley’sReconstructed History series […]

2 April 2014


Top International Artists Feature In Stockholm’s Art Of Not Making Exhibition

The Art of Not Making is the title of an acclaimed book published last year by artist/author Michael Petry, who asks; “What does a work of Art

1 February 2014

Mike Kelley: Explosions Of Colour That Lurked Inside His Deep Dark Life

I went to the Mike Kelley retrospective at PS1 late, at 9pm, for the packed NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM event. I was also late in the exhibition schedule as the “Mike Kelley” show ends Feb 2nd. I wish I had made the trek to PS1 in Long Island City, sooner, so I could go back […]

28 October 2013


Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead Trilogy To Be Screened In Independent Cinemas

ARTANGEL have announced two weeks of screenings of Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead trilogy in independent cinemas across London this November. The screenings coincide with a major survey of Mike Kelley’s work at MoMA PS1 in New York this autumn and successful screenings at Tate Modern and the Detroit Art Museum. Mobile Homestead was the final […]

28 December 2012


Contemporary Artists, Critics and Industry Insiders Who Have Died In 2012

In Memoriam: 2012 has been a devastating year by virtue of the numbers of truly remarkable artists, critics, curators, gallerists and industry insiders that we have lost along the way. In what has otherwise been one of the most inspiring years in the history of Art and Design, ArtLyst salutes the many who have left […]

27 September 2012


Mike Kelley Gets Literary Tribute At NY Book Fair

The late Mike Kelley is spotlighted at the Gagosian Gallery when they present a library and reading room inspired by the late Artist/musician. It will be on view during the seventh annual New York Art Book Fair, from September 27th through 30th at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York. Mike Kelley was one of […]

10 February 2012


Portrait Of Lucian Freud Revealed For First Time

Bonhams is all set for Monday’s sale of important works by key artists of the twentieth century – including the only portrait Auerbach ever made of Freud –, estimated to make £1,853,000-2,725,000 According to Benedetta Ghione-Webb, Head of Sale, each lot has been ‘carefully selected because it shows the very best of the artist’. Pride […]

2 February 2012


Artist and Destroy All Monsters Founder Mike Kelley Dead

Mike Kelley, the Michigan born, artist whose Detroit based band, Destroy All Monsters, predated the punk rock scene, has committed suicide. Kelley was discovered dead on Tuesday at his home in South Pasadena, Calif. According to reports, He was suffering from severe depression. Kelley’s art work has been widely exhibited in many of the world’s […]