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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.



Signing Ceremony

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
11:00 am until 7:00 pm
Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC)
Julia Ideson Building
Houston Public Library
500 McKinney
Houston, Texas 77002

Houston Public Library Events

The Art Guys spent 8 hours signing their name in a public signing ceremony.  A drawing was produced by this event using 101 ceremonial pencils.
"Signing Ceremony" was presented in collaboration with the Houston Public Library.
"Signing Ceremony" was presented on National Handwriting Day.

Eight hours to sign your name? The Art Guys test the limits of a signature craze - Tyler Rudick, CultureMap


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