res gestae

Chris Burden 5 Day Locker MFA Show University California Irvine

For his M.F.A. thesis show at the University of California, Irvine, Chris Burden confined himself for 5 days in a metal locker that measured two feet by two feet by three feet. The locker above contained 5 gallons of bottled water. The locker below contained an empty 5 gallon bottle.


Five-Day Locker Piece
April 26-30, 1971


Terence Koh at the Whitney opens Friday, Jan 19th. It will run through May. And be dedicated and brave the cold to view Doug Aitken’s outdoor screenings at the MoMA. Good stuff.

Shows I would recommend:

Ron Mueck

-Kiki Smith at the Whitney (through Feb. 11th)
-Robert Irwin at Pace Wildenstein (Jan 27th)
-Ron Mueck at the Brooklyn Museum (Feb. 4th)
-Lucio Fontana at the Guggenheim (Jan. 21st)

recent shows


I recently saw the John Currin show at Gagosian, Lucian Freud at Acquavella, and the Marilyn Minter show at Salon 94. In a row. In that order.