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12 Events

The Art Guys
1983-2013: Thirty Years of Collaboration, Commitment, Confustion

"Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them." - Alfred North Whitehead

12 Events is a series public events executed by The Art Guys at various locations throughout Houston over the course of the year 2013.  
12 Events
consists of 12 separate and distinct events, one for each month.  
12 Events consists of selections from unrealized works by The Art Guys of varying length and complexity.  
12 Events is a series of unspectacular spectacles: elaborately unordinary life gestures.  
12 Events continues The Art Guys interest in a "direct-to-the-public" and accessible approach to experiencing art outside the established institutional framework.
12 Events
is designed to engage the widest possible audience by utilizing various media. The Art Guys engage the media because the media engages the public.
12 Events is free and open to the public.
12 Events is presented in celebration of thirty years of The Art Guys' collaboration.



Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Date: Friday, August 16, 2013
Time: 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Location: the sidewalks around City Hall, 901 Bagby, Houston, Texas [ directions ]

Description: The Art Guys walked the sidewalks around City Hall in downtown Houston while wearing portable fences around themselves.

photos by Ralph Elliot and Ford Elliott

video short [7.9 MB]

The Work of Art in the Age of Home Depot - The Great God Pan Is Dead
The Art Guys, Private Fencing, And City Hall - Swamplot

Audiences followed The Art Guys live during this event on FaceBook and Twitter ( @TheArtGuys)


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