DescriptionTHE ART GUYS (American, 20th Century)
Study for Springs in the Chair, 1994
Mixed media on paper
22-1/4 x 29-3/4 inches (56.5 x 75.6 cm) (sheet)
Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas.
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The Art Guys, Michael Galbreth and Jack Massing, work across media, creating everything from more traditional drawings and sculptures to avant-garde video, installation, and performance pieces. They are especially well known for their staged performances and public spectacles, often using experimental materials and atypical settings such as movie theaters, restaurants, and grocery stores. These practices are meant to push the boundaries of art and its accessibility to everyday people. The Art Guys have been included in group and solo exhibitions at museums across the country, including The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Tampa Museum of Art.
Sheet appears to be adhered to mount backing in reverse sheet corners; several faint handling creases; possible surface smudges to the right of the chair; not examined outside of frame; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 25.25 X 32.75 Inches
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