The Art Guys® Art Fair

September 14, 2013

The Art Guys Convention Center

 

The Art Guys Art Fair installation images  

WORK TITLE DATE MEDIUM DIMENSIONS HxWxD INCHES PRICE NOTES

Welcome (Pencil Tower Study) from 101 of the World's Greatest Sculpture Proposals

Bonded Activity #55 (skyscraper)

 

1997

 

graphite, pastel, colored pencil, spray paint, acrylic, ink, collage on paper

pencils, glue

47 x 90

 

$38,000

Notes:
This is a drawing with accompanying sculpture. See image below.


Audio Catastrophe #3
(For Musical Criminality)

 

1984

 

crushed microphone, audio tape attached to music score sheet

12.5 x 9.5 x1

 

Not for sale

 

 


Notes:
A microphone was placed on the rail of a railroad track and a recording was made of a train running over it. The sound comes to an abrupt end when the wheel of the train crushes the microphone. The score, made after the musical performance, consists of the microphone that was crushed and the section of audio tape from the original recording. The work may be heard online here: http://www.theartguys.com/Audio/Catastrophe.aif

 

Art Guys X-rays

 

1990

 

X-rays of The Art Guys, X-ray display lamp
(letters of words made by attaching lead tape to heads during X-ray)

21 x 28 x 4

 

$14,500

 

 


Test Spray

1996

spray paint on paper

22 x 30

$6,500

Notes:
This is a replication of test spray areas that one often finds in hardware stores from customers testing spray paint cans.

This is not what it seems

2006

water jet cut pine, metal supports

12 x 96 x 2

$8,500

 

Ship In A Bottle

 

2007

 

 

Bible, hammer

 

11 x 16 x 4

 

$4,500

 

 

Funny Little Brother

2013

vintage photograph, map pin

3.5 x 3.5 [6.5 x 6.5 framed]

 

$1,500

 

 

Bitch Got Junk

2012

collage on magazine advertisement

8.25 x 6 inches [13 x 10 ¾ framed]

 

$2,000

 

 

Camera Action

2013

vintage photographs, map pins

3 @ 8 x 10 each [13 x 37 framed]

SOLD

 

Comfortable Chair

 

2012

 

 

collage (antique photograph, magazine cut out)

 

11.25 x 9.25 framed

$2,000

 

Arriving Home

 

2012

 

 

collage (antique photograph, magazine cut out)

 

11.25 x 9.25 framed

$2,000

 

English Park

 

2012

 

 

collage (antique photograph, magazine cut out)

 

11.25 x 9.25 framed

$2,000

 

Little Sisters

 

2012

 

 

map pins on antique photograph

 

10.75 x 8.75

$2,000

 

Private Sergeant General

2011

vintage photograph, black glitter

7 x 9 [16 x 13 framed]

 

$2,000

 

 


Private General

 

2009

 

 

glitter on found photograph

 

20 x 18 (framed)

 

$2,800

 

 

The Difference Between Men and Women

2009

vintage photographs with flaws cut out

8 x 10 each [13 x 25 framed]

 

$2,500

 

 

Black Draught

 

2008

 

glitter on found photograph

4 x 4

 

$2,000

 

 

3 Brick Houses

2012

vintage photograph, pigment print collage

6.5 x 4.25 [12 x 10 inch wood framed]

 

$1,500

 

 

Aunt Harriet

2013

vintage photograph, wood sphere, red paint

6.5 x 4.25 [12 x 10 framed]

 

$2,000

 

 

Bishop To Pawn

2012

pins on antique photograph

19 x 15

$3,200

detail

Head Case

 

2009

 

glitter on found photograph

19 x 15 framed

$2,800

detail

Office Park

2009

collaged vintage photographs

5 x 4 [11 x 9 framed]

 

$2,000

 

 

Jack Thinking, Mike Wishing

 

1991

 

 

collage, engraved metal plaque

 

10.75 x 8.75

$4,500

 

Man Wanted

 

2010

 

 

collage

 

12 x 10.25

$2,000

 

STOP! I think daughter love this white man. WHY? Big mystery. His people fucked
our people, just like he will her. Uh, let live.

2011

vintage photograph movie still with surface flaws cut away 8 x 10 [12 x 9 framed]

 

$2,000

 

 

Private Part

2013

vintage photograph, wood sphere, red paint

8 x 10 [12 x 14 framed]

 

$2,000

 

Weather Pattern

2012

vintage language cards, pigment print collage

7 x 13 inches [11 ¾ x 17 ¾ framed]

 

$2,500

 

 

Fall From Grace

2013

vintage photograph, wood sphere, red paint

8 x 10 [14 ½ x 12 ¾ framed]

 

$2,000

 

 

Class of '21

 

2012

 

 

map pins on antique photograph

 

10.75 x 8.75

SOLD

detail

Level Playing Field

2010

playing cards on paper

6.75 x 18 [10 x 21 framed]

 

$2,500

 

 

Year After Year (diptych)


2013

vintage photographs, wood spheres, red paint

7 x 5 inches each [11 x 9 inch wood framed each]

 

$2,800

 

 

This is no laughing matter.

2006

water jet cut pine, metal supports

12 x 96 x 2

$8,500

installation view of various works:

This is no joke.

 

2006

 

 

water jet cut pine, metal supports

 

12 x 96 x 2

$8,500

Other works in this series include:
This is everything
This is not funny
This is a test
This can't be right



Any Of These Locations Would Be An Excellent Place To Begin A Drawing

 

2008

 

 

graphite on paper

 

22 x 30

$6,500

 

Pretty As A Picture

 

2012

 

 

graphite on paper

 

22 x 30

$6,500

 

Sad Face

 

2009

 

hair, dust on paper

22 x 30

 

$6,500

 

detail view

Cardinal Points

 

2012

 

graphite, pastel, colored pencil, collage on paper

22 x 30

$6,500

 

Funny Game

 

2012

 

pigment transfer on paper

clown nose, basketball

22 x 30

14 diameter

 

$9,000

 

This is a drawing with accompanying sculpture. See image below.

Saint Agatha of Sicily
(circular saw mirror ball from the "Party World" series)

 

2006

 

mirror tiles, electric circular saw, motor, lights

16 x 9 x 12

 

$7,500

 

 

Trust

 

2007

 

oriented strand board (OSB), metal handles

18 x 18 x 18

 

$7,500

 

 

Honey Bear

 

2009

 

burned matches on paper mounted on aluminum panel (wood and glass frame)

82 x 42

$14,500

 

Skull

 

2009

 

burned matches on paper mounted on aluminum panel (wood and glass frame)

96 x 50

$16,500

 

Clown

 

2009

 

 

burned matches on paper mounted on aluminum panel (wood and glass frame)

 

82 x 42

 

$14,500

 

 

Dollar Bill (large)

1998

computer vector drawing, graphite on paper

22 x 30

$6,500

detail view

Coin Grid (backs)

1998

computer vector drawing, graphite on paper

22 x 30

$6,500

detail view

Paper Clips

2003

computer vector drawing, graphite on paper

22 x 30

$6,500

detail view

Hanger

2003

computer vector drawing, graphite on paper

22 x 30

$4,500

edition of 5

detail view

Big Scribble

Four Identical Scribbles

Sixteen Identical Scribbles

 

1997

 

computer vector drawing, graphite on paper

3 panels, 20 x 26 each

 

$9,000

 

detail images of 4 and 16 scribbles


Notes:
The five previously listed drawings [Dollar Bill, Coin Grid, Paper Clips, Hanger, and Scribbles] were all drawn by computer on a flatbed plotter using a graphite stylus. The images were digitally realized in Houston then sent to Magnolia Editions in Oakland, California via email where they were plotted. No human hands touched these drawings except to move the paper.

 

This is not what you think.

 

2006

 

 

water jet cut pine, metal supports

 

12 x 96 x 2

$8,500

Other works in this series include:
This is everything
This is not funny
This is a test
This can't be right


Study for Infinite Loop: The Art Guys Funeral Procession (from 101 of the World's Greatest Sculpture Proposals )

2000

graphite, collage on paper

22 x 30

$6,500

 

Two Proposals for Mobil Sculpture (for Acres Homes) from 101 of the World's Greatest Sculpture Proposals

2008

pastel, colored pencil, graphite, collage on paper

22 x 30

$6,500

 

Three More Ideas (and another joke) from 101 of the World's Greatest Sculpture Proposals

 

2012

 

dye transfer, graphite, pastel, collage on paper

22 x 30

$6,500

 

Bent Tree from 101 of the World's Greatest Sculpture Proposals

 

2012

 

 

dye transfer, graphite, collage on paper

 

22 x 30

$6,500

 

Two For The Road from 101 of the World's Greatest Sculpture Proposals

 

2012

 

dye transfer, colored pencil, graphite on paper

22 x 30

$6,500

 

Required Attire from 101 of the World's Greatest Sculpture Proposals

 

2012

 

dye transfer, colored pencil, graphite on paper

22 x 30

SOLD

 

Three Ways (to go about it) from 101 of the World's Greatest Sculpture Proposals

2012

dye transfer, graphite on paper

22 x 30

$6,500

 

Deck Sculpture from 101 of the World's Greatest Sculpture Proposals

2012

graphite, pastel, colored pencil, collage on paper

22 x 30

SOLD

 

Duet

 

2009

 

digital video with sound in gas can

33 x 14 x 12

$9,500

 

Appropriation #2: Carter Ernst and Paul Kittleson's ashtray, 6/10/91, 4:41 p.m.

1991-4

ashtray, black velvet and brass plaque in wood and glass vitrine

13 x 14 x 11

$8,000

For more information:
Essay from the catalog Lifting: Theft In Art PDF


Appropriation #13: Nestor Topchy, 12/14/93, 12:20 p.m.

1991-4

metal hole punch for paper in wood and glass vitrine

13 x 14 x 11

$8,000

For more information:
Essay from the catalog Lifting: Theft In Art PDF

Appropriation #11: Marilyn Oshman, 11/14/93, 10:10 p.m.

1991-4

clay sake set in wood and glass vitrine

13 x 14 x 11

$8,000

For more information:
Essay from the catalog Lifting: Theft In Art PDF

Anticipation

2000

lithograph and pencil

22 x 30

$4,500
edition of 3

 

Dance of the Terrorist

 

2009

 

digital video with sound in gas can

11 x 11 x 11

$8,500

Quicktime movie
file size 3.9MB

The Laughers (self portrait)

 

2011

 

 

clown noses, broken concrete

 

dimensions variable

 

$7,500

 

 

Felt Dice

 

2012

 

felt

5 units, 9 x 9 x 9 each

 

edition of 10
$4,500 each

 

 


 

Saint Simon the Apostle (chain saw mirror ball from the "Party World" series)

 

 

2009

 

mirror squares, chainsaw, motors and lights

 

30 x 10 x 9

 

 

$7,500

 

Quicktime movie
file size 4.3 MB
Back hallway gallery

Yankee (fishing reel #3)

2003

computer vector drawing, graphite on paper

20.5 x 26

$4,500

detail view

Big Bill Board

2013

water jet cut pine

74 x 12 x 2

$4,500 (edition of 3)


Free Will (for Christian Eckart)

2008

video monitor with sound in metal insect exterminator can

20 x 6 x 7

$8,500

Quicktime movie
file size 7.1MB

Slightly Hidden Public Display of Private Consumptions

 

2004

 

 

metal gas can, digital video, electronics

 

13 x 12 x 12

 

$9,500

 

 

Upstairs gallery

Tilt

1996

deer trophy, blinking light bulbs

42 x 23 x 21

$9,500

 

False Eye

2010

googily eye, glue, graphite and embossed characters on paper

10 x 10 [13 x 13 framed]

$1,000
edition of 10

 

Untitled: Upward Floating Clown Nose

2010

die transfer print, cut and embossed paper, glitter on paper

9 x 9 [21 x 21 framed]

$1,000
A.P., edition of 10

 

Saint Apollonia

 

2009

 

pastel, colored pencil, graphite on paper

9 x 12

 

$2,000

 

 

Jesus, Mary, and Joseph

 

2009

 

pastel, colored pencil, graphite on paper

three panel, 15 x 15 each

 

$7,500

 

 

The Art Guys Marry A Plant Wedding Cake Topper

2009

figurines, plastic tree, plaque, model makers grass, glass dome with wood base

 

$3,500
edition of 10
9 SOLD

 

Two Jerks

2012

wood, metal cabinet parts, glass, vintage photographs, vintage courtroom diagrams, lock, brass plaques

34 x 24.5 x 3.5

NFS

 


Notes:
This piece is performative in nature wherein one or both of the The Art Guys will unlock the case and gladly allow a single viewer the opportunity to view the artwork for a couple of minutes in exchange of a quarter of a U.S. Dollar. Quarters only. We have change if needed. The piece is to be viewed while it is on the floor forcing the audience to squat low for a better look.

 

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