INCIDENT No.33: Anthony Graves
May 17 - June 21, 2010
The Thinker in the
Marketplace, 1989, The Bad Comrade.
left to right
(as pictured below). Aluminum, steel, screenprints, books. All works 2010.
Thinker in the Marketplace contains a silkscreen of excerpted text from Hannah Arendt's Life of the Mind,
and a copy of Richard S. Sloma's No-Nonsense Planning (1984), two instances of 'thinking
in the marketplace.'
refers to publication date of Deborah Hoover's Supporting Yourself as an Artist,
as well as a decisive year in the attacks on the NEA. (This was the year the Mapplethorpe exhibition was cancelled at the
The Bad Comrade
is a reference to Russian Constructivists' notion of socialist commodities or objects-as-comrades, ascribed to Aleksandr