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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.




The Longest Street In Houston

Time: beginning at 7:00 a.m. until completed
Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Location: Little York Road, Houston, Texas

Description: - Beginning at the farthest east end of Little York Road at Mesa Drive in Houston and proceeding west past Fry Road,
The Art Guys walked the entire length of Little York Road, the longest street in Houston.*
*The Art Guys concluded their walk where Little York Road ends a few blocks west of Fry Road just past Hemmenway Elementary School at 20400 West Little York Road in Katy, Texas.
The distance is approximately 29.6 miles.

above photos by Everett Taasevigen

Documentary photos by Patrick Bresnan

Video micro-documentary, excerpt; video by Otis Ike, editing by The Art Guys [125 MB, MP4]

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

The Art Guys vs. Little York: The Longest Street in Houston - Otis Ike, Glasstire
The Art Guys walk the longest street in Houston & they have the Twitpics to prove it - Tyler Rudick, CultureMap
Walking Little York with the Art Guys - Swamplot
What it means to walk with The Art Guys - Swamplot



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