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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.




Date: Friday, September 20, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Location: the intersection of Westheimer and Hillcroft, Houston, Texas

Description: The Art Guys will repetitively traverse the busiest street intersection in Houston, first in one direction for four hours (clockwise), then in the other direction for four hours (counter clockwise).

Houston's Art Guys traverse a concrete canvas - Houston Chronicle
The Art Guys cross Houston's busiest intersection . . . for eight straight hours - CultureMap
Where the Art Guys Shall Dare To Tread - Swamplot

Listen to The Art Guys discuss "Intersection" with KUHF's Troy Schulze on The Front Row, KUHA 91.7 FM

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


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