December 17th, 2013

“Macho Man, Tell It To My Heart” at Artists Space

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“Macho Man, Tell It To My Heart” at Artists Space

Top: Felix Gonzalez-Torres, “Untitled” (Portrait of Julie Ault), 1991
Paint on wall
Gift of the artist to Julie Ault, 1991

Left: Martin Beck, We dismantle abandoned bridges..., 2012
Framed color coupler print
Gift of the artist to Julie Ault, 2012

Right: Danh Vo, 2.2.1861, 2009 – ongoing
Ink on A4 paper
Acquired from Phung Vo by Julie Ault, 2009
Last letter of St. Jean Théophane Vénard to his father before he was decapitated, copied by Danh Vo’s father, Phung Vo. Title and number of existing copes remains undefined until the death of Phung Vo. Each handwritten text arrives in an envelope mailed by the artist’s father directly to the buyer.

Macho Man, Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault, Artists Space, 2013.