Mike Kelley - Untitled, 1992
Untitled (Paddle for Artist’s Space), 1992
Beech wood paddle with screen print and leather strap
23 1/4 x 6 x 3/4 in. / 59.1 x 15.2 x 1.9 cm.
Edition of 50
Mike Kelley was an innovative, multi-media artist using a wide range of materials. His work often utilized found objects, could incorporate assemblage, drawing, performance, video, print making, collage and textiles. Kelley often used dark humor to address the underside of cultural clashes, personal history, political malfeasance, violence and rebellion. Mike Kelley also collaborated with a number of artists throughout his career, most notably the sculptor Paul McCarthy.