Aspen Art Museum - Adam McEwen: I Think I'm in Love

Adam McEwen: I Think I'm in Love
On View Jan 13 - May 28, 2017

Opens January 12, at 6:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. Members' walkthrough with AAM Nancy and Bob Magoon CEO and Director, Heidi Zuckerman and artist Adam McEwen.

As the Aspen Art Museum’s 2016–17 Gabriela and Ramiro Garza Distinguished Artist in Residence, New York–based British artist Adam McEwen is known for works that engage viewers with a dark yet poignant sense of humor. Once employed to write obituaries for the London Daily Telegraph, McEwen began producing fictional obituaries of living subjects, such as Bill Clinton, Kate Moss, and Jeff Koons. His recent sculptural works include objects such as a life-size coffin-carrier fabricated from solid graphite (Bier, 2013) and deployed airbags cast in concrete (a series from 2015). McEwen’s Aspen Art Museum exhibition marks the artist’s first solo museum show in the United States, and presents a group of works that address the blurred boundary between life and death, reality and fiction, and the everyday and the obscure.

Another Look: Obituaries & Adam McEwen with Bruce Weber
Opening Jan 20, 2017 6:00 pm
637 E. Hyman Ave

Join former obituary writer for the New York Times Bruce Weber for insight into the process of writing about peoples’ lives as a marker of their passing. He will draw connections to Adam McEwen’s exhibition, in particular the artist’s obituaries of living subjects.

Aspen Art Museum
637 E. Hyman Ave
Aspen CO 81611
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Sunday, noon to 6pm
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