Mike Kelley

 
Mike Kelley (1954-2012) was an artist and writer based in Los Angeles. He was the curator of the exhibition The Uncanny (1993/2004), and his writings, edited by John C. Welchman, were published in two volumes by MIT Press in 2004.

(external link : www.mikekelley.com)
 
Mike Kelley - Materialistic Aesthetics And Memory Illusions
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
An analysis of Mike Kelley's work as a position in materialist philosophy, which appears as the feature that is most at stake in his artistic practice, focusing on the pieces he produced around the issue of memory––his leitmotiv from 1995 onward.
Mike Kelley - Educational Complex Onwards (1995-2008)
2009
texts in English and French
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Monographs
(last copies available!)
The first book bringing together Mike Kelley's autobiographic works since 1995, and offering an overview of the development of Kelley's practice.
Mike Kelley - Interviews, conversations, and chit-chat (1986-2004)
2005
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Positions
JRP|Editions - Positions (co-edition Les presses du réel)
sold out
Mike Kelley's major interviews and critical essays.
Mike Kelley - Memory Ware / Wood Grain / Carpet
2004
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
sold out
A monograph that imitates a jewelry catalogue, dedicated to Kelley's most recent body of works.


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