name not one man

October 5th, 2011

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seriously i have to read this on the plane
SERIOUSLY???

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fuck

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why did i not bring a book

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i cannot tolerate airport book
i read the whole thing
i feel so much dumber now

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hey look!
i went to LA

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kenny scharf and ann magnuson curated a great show at Royal T about the LA and NYC connection happening in the 80s

ROYAL T CHECK IT OUT

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this is rosson and kenny either awkward pre-hug or awkward after-hug
ha ha!
oops!
sorry guys

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hoh-ho!

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butts up?

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definitely

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steak in my face!

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rug underfoot!
sue has best rug oh MAN

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sue has an awesome Mariko Mori Wave UFO

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sue tells good jokes

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one of sue jokes it to put PUSSY FLOWERS next to pussy vase joke
yes!!!
remember this Aurel piece?

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i do

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bearded like the pard!

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i like this little mandrake monster

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lookin into other peoples homes

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is fun

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her place is awesome!

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this health drink was a bit too much for me tho

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so LA jeez LA
good things about LA include:

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ben jones and christina

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brunch

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kale

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weird signs

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usually when visiting i just get all wrapped up in “quality of life”

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nice place cheap
nice furniture

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plants

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champagne cocktails in middle of the day while surrounded by plants

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but then the driving starts

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and the art fairs start

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this is me walking around PLATFORM a very uneven (new?) art fair in LA that had a few great things and then some really bad stinkers

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stinky
oh wait i guess this is a bellybutton
also stinky

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cordy ryman

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jules “da ball’s in your” court

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date farmers at Ace? or was it Acme? weirdyball

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ok you artists
new idea
show tondo paintings but dont take them out of crate!
nate!!!

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blorp

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puma

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poo poo ma

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yay!
these Pettibon’s from 85 were aweasome

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if i had the dough i woulda snatched up these bad boys

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hmm

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please no

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for an art fair, there were lots of paintings for once tho

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this was made outta what was it?

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never seen that typed before!

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this guy again
since when are art fairs like disneyland or something?

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jeremy kost

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michael billsburough

shit i spelled that wrong

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some thingy

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not by swoon

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ooo EV undis!

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ooOOOoo

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i guess there were some sales!

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this Ed Ruscha was awesome

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javier’s booth!

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ryan mcguiness

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NOT by tauba

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sold out Theaster Gates remember this guy from my Chicago visit last month?

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Sayre Gomez

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you will see more of him soon!

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when i think of art fairs the mental image conjured looks almost exactly like this

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doesnt this seem like “that girl in art school” if someone had given her support and money for ten years and told her GO GO GO

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photo is better than real life hate to say it

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this guy

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he should be in a two person show with WENDY WHITE… TOTally

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Isermann

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that dude from Max Wigram whatshisname whatshisname

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good thing i take photos of the names!

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ok if you were going to have a champagne sponsor your art fair, would you really pick a company called RUIN ART

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how come no graffiti on streets only fussy pieces in alleys?

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visited skate legend steve olson’s studio

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the first stop on my whirlwind studio adventure

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there was lots of cool stuff

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not all of which was get-at-able

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i was getting like a MARK FLOOD and JACK PIERSON vibe does that look right to you guys?
yay!

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shit KNOWN GALLERY was closed i wanted to see some rime paintings

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scribbs

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yay!

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i’m working on a big ESPO article right now, anyone wanna weigh in on him?

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at the RVCA store, felt like i was trespassing or something

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oo!
peek through a fence and get a fun surprise

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awesome
that RIME charactering is really great
hmmmm
look more here on REVOK BLOG

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i told sue she had great “material abstraction” in her hallway then realized they were just renovating

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ha ha!

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look its rosson!
i had stumbled into visiting on her birthday actually!

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i think she turned 27 :)

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oh oh just lonely girl in chateau marmont penthouse party

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that is DEFINITELY a javier peres shaped blur!
yay!!!

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he went out for fried chicken, i went to…?
some bar marmont ?

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Sayre Gomez

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Patrick Walsh

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floor

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kathy drunk

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good morning!
its 8am and you have to go pick up your raison d’etre, Andreas Melas!

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first stop Ben Jones studio
he has a show on Cartoon Network do you guys even know that?
its huge!!!!

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not this show

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this show

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its pretty awesome he runs this show and has staff to boss around and has two weeks to make an episode and has a huge Jeffrey-sized screen and gets to make art cathedrals for children every month!

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source material

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ideas

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yummy

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awesoom

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this makes me have feelings

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oh that thing is cool lets look at it closer

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weird!

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mexican food
one thing you cannot get in Athens

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hey remember that Jar Jar piece from Hanna Liden’s house?

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this is Rosson’s bathroom

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rosson is in prog on secret things i can’t show you (im sorry!) so just picture…. ACID BURN!

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what else?

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you are really going to kill me when i say i went to Eric Yahnker’s studio and AGAIN i can’t show you anything but maybe tiny detail that doesnt give it all away

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fucking amazing detail of a work for “The Art of the Joke” show coming this spring

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awesome

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did you know Abraham Lincoln was jewish?

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ha ha!

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eric is one of the most promising young artists in LA hands down and i CANT WAIT to debut him here in new york this next September!

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with Andreas jet lagging like crazy we crammed one more visit in

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its sayre!
with one of his great innovations, the “freestanding painting”

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remember these guys from THIS show?

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sneaky thief

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“image forthcoming”

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boys

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oh i really with i had that THIRTY AND DIRTY shirt back from Sean
sigh!

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oh WOW finally i get to see OHWOW

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you guys saw the big article i wrote on them for the last i-D right?

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sold OUTTTTTT

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except for the best one
get it while its still AVAILABLE!

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jose parla

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scribbs

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he is a scribblin machine!

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awesome
Al Moran said thats why he hung the green one there

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pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty cool

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WOPs

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i like their floor
can i please have my floor painted with this jorge?

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stefan simchowitz’ house

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got lots of cool new stuff going on

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Bruce High Quality

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a high quality sterling ruby
but why is it behind plexi?

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aw!

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ben is stuck behind plexi too

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did you ever see teh south park episode that has Matt Damon in it?
that is what i think of whenever i see a Josh Smith painting

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i really hope at least one reader gets that joke!
here is a ara peterson and a andre ethier and im not quite quite sure what else

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this is funny

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its by an artist named CHEN
you will be hearing more about CHEN very soon

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stefan talks too fast and i didnt hear what this was

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chris johanson best in show!

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sterling ruby

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his son morris

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andreas morris and pups

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oh you have got to be kidding

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now we are at PICI
jeff vespa’s new italian restaurant that is awesome

GO THERE!

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art dinner art dinner

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andreas brought men, stefan brought men, i brought ben and christina

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but ben and christina went home early and somehow i ended up

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at a strip club surrounded by men

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picture some euro dude asking me which Dan Colen auction estimate was the most accurate while there are boobs in his and my face

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LA you are silly and you make me feel silly too

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NJ transit is not much of an improvement i admit

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but New York City!
if you can even belive it there is STILL MORE BLOG to be had

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got off plane and went to an artist dinner at this great gallery on East Broadway where Joe was in a show with his friend

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awesome

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joe is a fantastic artist

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we all know this i know we already do

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but still fun to look

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this is a jason piece

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here’s to your boy and my boy!

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they have fun backyard
i want fun backyard!

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i want everything

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i want to grab everything and explode everything

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i guess the psych term would be “mania”

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manic panic

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my pink hair is causing me to have manic panic

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pretty kitty
did you guys see may’s new facebook photo?

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i feel like this when i go on art trips
and i am about to go on two more!!!!!

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