a king like the mayor can’t hold back the seas @iscp benefit auction –bidding till nov 20/2017

November 10, 2017

_MG_3758_Photo G.L'Heureux

Year of Artwork: 2012
Medium: Winsor & Newton Callligraphy Inks -Permanence A on BFK Rives Tan Paper
Dimensions: 11 x 15 inches

Framed Dimensions: 45.72 x 55.88 cm

NYT December 7, 2012 A King Like links a headline from the New York Times to the New York Stock Exchange Composite Index. The text-based work situates Michael Bloomberg’s mayoral run alongside a financial marker.  The work is part of the project Hey! Mike Hey!  which was included in the group exhibition, New York Stories – Twenty Years of ISCP, at ISCP in 2014, and Coming to Terms, at Little Berlin in Philadelphia in 2015.

karen elaine spencer (born 1960) lives and works in Montreal, Canada. spencer obtained her MFA from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Her practice oscillates between work in the street, exhibitions in galleries, and disseminations via the web. spencer’s work is part of several permanent collections including the Canada Council Art Bank, the Musée d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul, and the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. She is the recipient of the 2012 Powerhouse Prize and was a finalist for the Musée National des beaux-arts du Québec’s Prix en Art Actuel in 2016. spencer was an artist-in-residence at ISCP in 2013.

Signature: Signed


to bid on the artwork click on the link : https://www.artsy.net/artwork/karen-elaine-spencer-nyt-december-7-2012-a-king-like

to see the new york times article the headline is based on click on the link : https://heymikehey.wordpress.com/2012/12/07/nyse-composite-8280-93/




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