Projects & Publications:
Allan McCollum & Matt Mullican
The gallery has collaborated with Michael Smith and Joshua White on two large-scale installations: "The QuinQuag Art and Wellness Center" in 2001 and "Take Off Your Pants" in 2005. In 2007, the gallery exhibited Michael Smith's works on paper "Drawings and Videos from Storage," a survey exhibition which spanned thirty years of Smith's drawings, from sketches for his performance works of the 70s to storyboards for his newest video work "Portal Excursion." Michael Smith's latest project: Baby Ikki at the Museum will be co-published by the gallery and the Whitney Museum of American Art in March 2012.
Baby Ikki at the Museum
28 page board book
Co-published by Christine Burgin and The Whitney Museum of American Art
(distributed by Yale University Press)
Michael Smith first appeared as Baby Ikki in 1975. Since that time, the baby has appeared on the streets, in museums, at childrens' birthdays and in newspapers and magazines around the world. Formatted and designed like a children's board book, Baby Ikki at the Museum features the eighteen-month-old character at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Lacking judgment, consideration, and caution, Baby Ikki possesses an abundance of curiosity and has an insatiable appetite for attention. A wide-eyed explorer wandering in a new world, Baby Ikki provides an entirely new perspective on a visit to the museum.
In 2008 the gallery published Smith's "Sears Class Portraits,"
selections from an ongoing photographic project.
Sears Class Portraits (1999-2007), 2008
14 framed chromogenic prints
16 x 13 inches each (framed)
Edition of 3