Jeremy Blake – We Are for the Dark

We are for the Dark oil on canvas, triptych and Mod Lang installation

The Golden Suicides (Vanity Fair)

When Theresa Duncan, 40, took her own life on July 10, followed a week later by her boyfriend, Jeremy Blake, 35, their friends were stunned and the press was fascinated: what had destroyed this glamorous couple, stars of New York’s multi-media art world, still madly in love after 12 years?

Mr. Blake, whose work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and several other prominent institutions, began to make a name for himself in the late 1990s with dissolving photographic projections used to create the equivalent of geometric abstract paintings. He called his work “time-based painting.” Two Artists, One Suicide, the Other Missing, NYtimes

~~~~~~~~Fish by Jeremy Blake~~~~~~~~(via)

I want to reclaim abstraction from its being just a visual style. After all, before abstraction was a visual style, an abstraction was a philosophical concept that called up multiple images. That’s what abstraction means to me: the visual demonstration of philosophical nuance. In the conversation: John Baldessari & Jeremy Blake

Silicon Philosophies
+ sound and images fromPunch Drunk Love

Artkrush Interview (about his SFMoma show)

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Previous post includes photo of Jeremy Blake and Theresa Duncan.

Update: Corcoran – Jeremy Blake show will go forward. (via Tyler Green)