L.A. Louver

Kienholz Before LACMA
24 January 2012 - 03 March 2012

In collaboration with Maurice Tuchman

click to read press release


Selected articles

Ollman, Leah. "Art review: 'Kienholz Before LACMA' at L.A. Louver"
Los Angeles Times. 2 February 2012.
full article, PDF | latimesblogs.latimes.com

Martinez, Alanna. "10 Global Art Exhibitions, From Daniel Heidkamp's Luscious Landscapes to Ed Keinholz's Early Works"
artinfo.com. 2 February 2012.
full article, PDF | artinfo.com

Goldman, Edward. "Surrealism at LACMA, Gingrich to the Moon"
Huffington Post. 2 February 2012.
full article, PDF | www.huffingtonpost.com



Brochure

Kienholz
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L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
24 January - 3 March 2012
Foreward by Peter Goulds, and text by Maurice Tuchman

40 pages, 28 color reproductions
Softback

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Edward Kienholz<BR>
Black With White, 1957<BR>
mixed media assemblage<BR>
70 1/4 x 34 1/4 x 1 3/4 in (178.4 x 87 x 4.4 cm)<BR>
Framed: 71 1/2 x 35 3/4 x 2 in (181.6 x 90.8 x 5.1 cm)<BR>
Anonymous

Black With White

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
Leda and the Canadian Honker, 1957<BR>
mixed media assemblage<BR>
25 x 80 3/4 x 3 in (63.5 x 205.1 x 7.62 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Leda and the Canadian Honker

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
Exodus, 1958<BR>
oil and wood on plywood with text<BR>
23 1/2 x 48 x 1 in (59.7 x 121.9 x 2.54 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Exodus

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
Untitled, c. 1958<BR>mixed media on panel<BR>33 1/4 x 45 in (84.5 x 114.3 cm)

Untitled

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
The Little Eagle Rock Incident, 1958<BR>
paint and resin on plywood with mounted deer head<BR>
61 3/4 x 49 x 20 in (156.8 x 124.5 x 50.8 cm)<BR>
McClain Gallery, Houston, TX

The Little Eagle Rock Incident

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>The Medicine Show, 1958 - 1959<BR>mixed media assemblage<BR>69 x 48 x 6 in (175.3 x 121.9 x 15.2 cm)<BR>
Collection of Betty and Monte Factor, Santa Monica, CA

The Medicine Show

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
Mother Sterling, 1959<BR>
mixed media assemblage<BR>
52 x 18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in (132.1 x 47 x 47 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Mother Sterling

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
The Family Album, 1960<BR>
photography album and found photographs<BR>
8 1/2 x 12 x 3 in. (21.6 x 30.5 x 7.6 cm)<BR>
Private collection

The Family Album

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
One and One Half Tits, 1960<BR>
mixed media assemblage<BR>
15 1/2 x 18 x 6 1/4 in (39.4 x 45.7 x 15.9 cm)<BR>
Private collection

One and One Half Tits

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
American Girl, 1960<BR>
mixed media assemblage<BR>
20 3/4 x 13 1/4 x 3 in (52.7 x 33.7 x 7.6 cm)<BR>
Private collection

American Girl

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>Flow Gently, Sweet Often, 1960<BR>painted wood assemblage<BR>
35 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 8 in (90.2 x 49.5 x 20.3 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Flow Gently, Sweet Often

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>It Takes Two to Integrate (Cha Cha Cha), 1961<BR>painted dolls, dried fish, glass in wooden box<BR>31 x 27 x 7 in (78.7 x 68.6 x 17.8 cm)<BR>
Private collection

It Takes Two to Integrate (Cha Cha Cha)

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>The American Way, II, 1960 and 1970<BR>paint and resin on rubber garden hose with severed deer neck mounted on wood;<BR>once covered with paint and watercolor on canvas (left image), subsequently removed by the artist (right image)<BR>22 3/4 x 22 1/4 x 8 in (57.8 x 56.5 x 20.3 cm)<BR>
Courtesy of Susan Camiel, from the Dorothy and Michael Blankfort Collection

The American Way, II

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
Untitled (For Jenny), 1960<BR>
mixed media assemblage with turntable, wire, and sheet metal elements<BR>
24 x 22 x 12 in (61 x 55.9 x 30.5 cm)<BR>
Courtesy of Jennette Kienholz

Untitled (For Jenny)

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
The U.S. Duck, or Home from the Summit, 1960<BR>construction<BR>26 7/16 x 21 1/4 x 6 in (67.2 x 54 x 15.2 cm)<BR>
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Michael and Dorothy Blankfort Bequest

The U.S. Duck, or Home from the Summit

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
Sleepy's Hollow With Handle and Wheels, 1962<BR>mixed media<BR>29 x 28 x 58 in (73.7 x 71.1 x 147.3 cm)<BR>
Collection of Betty and Monte Factor, Santa Monica, CA

Sleepy's Hollow With Handle and Wheels

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
Ida Franger, 1960<BR>
mixed media assemblage<BR>
33 3/8 x 16 1/2 x 18 1/2 in (84.8 x 41.9 x 47 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Ida Franger

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>America My Hometown, 1963<BR>mixed media assemblage<BR>33 x 28 x 28 in (83.8 x 71.1 x 71.1 cm)<BR>
Private collection, Sweden

America My Hometown

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>The Sky is Falling: Act One, 1963<BR>mixed media assemblage<BR>45 x 24 x 22 in (114.3 x 61 x 55.9 cm)<BR>
Private collection

The Sky is Falling: Act One

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
The Little Black Heart, 1963<BR>
mixed media assemblage<BR>
59 x 9 x 9 in (149.9 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm)<BR>
From the private collection of Tony & Helen Berlant, Santa Monica, CA

The Little Black Heart

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
The Black Angel, 1964<BR>
mixed media assemblage<BR>
21 1/2 x 15 x 15 in (54.6 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm)<BR>
Private collection

The Black Angel

 

 
 
Edward Kienholz<BR>
Instant On, 1964<BR>
mixed media assemblage with fiberglass and flock, electric blanket control, photographs, antenna<BR>
9 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/4 in (24.1 x 16.5 x 15.9 cm)<BR>
Collection of Betty and Monte Factor, Santa Monica, CA

Instant On

 
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