Mike Kelley at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

Mike Kelley at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

January 11-February 14, 2011

You have to be ready for almost anything when you enter a Mike Kelley show:  a more or less conventional gallery view of objects or…
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Mike Kelley and Michael Smith 
“A Voyage of Growth and Discovery”, 2009, 
mixed-media installation, multi-channel 
video, sound installations and sculpture.

Burning Man of Love

Mike Kelley and Michael Smith Discover Meaning in the Desert

Though the annual festival known as Burning Man has received the occasional serious sniff from the art world, my overall anecdotal accounting of the festival…
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Mike Kelley and Michael Smith: “A Voyage of Growth and Discovery,” installation detail, 2009; c. 2009 SculptureCenter and the artists, Photo by Jason Mandella

Mike Kelley and Michael Smith

SculptureCenter, Long Island, September, 2009

Mike Kelley and Michael Smith are iconoclasts who for years have challenged accepted conventions, creating artworks that provoke and titillate. Although friends since 1975, they…
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