1965 â€” 74
Vito Acconci Carl Andre Alice Aycock Larry Bell Lynda Benglis Brigid Berlin Ronald Bladen William S. Burroughs John Chamberlain Dan Christensen Willem De Kooning Friedel Dzubas
Dan Flavin Al Held Eva Hesse Ray Johnson Donald Judd Yayoi Kusama Lee Lozano Robert Mapplethorpe Escobar Marisol Frosty Myers Louise Nevelson Claes Oldenburg
Anton Perich Larry Poons Robert Rauschenberg Larry Rivers Dorothea Rockburne James Rosenquist Simon Starling Frank Stella Andy Warhol Lawrence Weiner Neil Williams Larry Zox
Loretta Howard and Tim Nye are pleased to present “Max’s Kansas City, 1965-1974” at Art Basel Miami Beach, Stand F04. The fair is open to the public from December 1st through December 4th. A flash point for alternative culture, Max’s Kansas City was a testing ground for a new generation of art, music, film and fashion. The back room played host to Andy Warhol and his factory and film entourage, as well as a rotating cast of larger than life musicians from the New York Dolls and Janis Joplin to Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground. Attracted by the nightly free dinners and intellectually charged environment, the front room became a daily haunt for pop artists Robert Rauschenberg and Roy Lichtenstein as well as a new generation of artists like Dan Flavin, Ronald Bladen, and Carl Andre. While the bar became famous for its hard-drinking debates, its walls displayed important new works, which the proprietor, Mickey Ruskin traded in exchange for bar tabs. “Max’s Kansas City” is a tribute to the creative confluence that the space came to embody. Through a multimedia presentation including films, music, photography, paintings and sculpture, the Miami exhibition highlights the complex intellectual environment and incredible diversity of ideas at the legendary venue. The booth, designed by founder Mickey Ruskin’s daughter, Victoria Ruskin, evokes the atmosphere of the now legendary establishment. Works by Alice Aycock, Lynda Benglis, Brigid Berlin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Frank Stella, Joseph Kosuth, Willem de Kooning and Larry Poons, Marisol, Dorothea Rockburne and Vito Acconci bring back to life the rare milieu where pop, minimalist, conceptual and New York School artists ate, drank and debated side by side.
Buying Time | 1970 | 37.5 x 65.5 in.
Will | 1971 | 30 x 48.25 in.
12 TX Header Row, 12 unit rectangles, 6 header, 2 stretcher |1975 | Steel | Overall: .67 x 23 x 33 in. | Each panel: .67 x 11.5 x 5.5 in.
16 Small Aluminum Square | 1981 | Aluminum | overall: 13.25 x 13.25 x .375 in. | each panel: 3.3125 x 3.3125 x .375 in.
NYC Orientations | 1971 | 355mm photographs mounted on museum board | 4 boards: 17 x 22 in. each
Untitled | Circa 1960-1969 | Vacuum-plated glass with metal binding | 20 x 20 x 20 in.
Swimburne Figure I | 2009 | Tinted polyurethane | 65 x 30 x 21 in.
Self | various dates 1970-76, published 2010 | Portfolio of nine pigment prints | 34 x 23 in.
Andy Warhol, Double Exposure with Sponges | January 7, 1979 | Polaroid | 3.25 x 4.25 in.
Andy Warhol Wearing Lou Reed | Earphones | August 29th, 1975 |Polaroid | 3.25 x 4.25 in.
Brigid Berlin (Nude) and Gerard Malanga | c. 1969 | Polaroid | 3.25 x 4.25 in.
Brigid Berlin and Gerard Malanga (Both Nude) | c. 1969 | Polaroid | 3.25 x 4.25 in.
Brigid Berlin and Snow Machine | May 16th, 1969 | Polaroid | 4.25 x 3.25 in.
Brigid Berlin Self Portrait Surrounded by | Torn Flower Print | c. 1970 | Polaroid | 4.25 x 3.25 in.
Untitled | 1995 | Ink on paper | Paper: 9 x 9 in. | Framed: 13.75 x 13.75 in.
Untitled | 1995 | Ink on paper | Paper: 9 x 9 in | Framed: 13.875 x 13.75 in.
Untitled | 1996 | Ink on paper | Paper: 9 x 9 in. | Framed: 13.75 x 13.75 in.
Untitled | 1995 | Ink on paper | Paper: 9 x 9 in. | Framed: 13.875 x 16.3125 in.
Untitled | 1996 | Ink on paper | Paper: 9 x 9 in. | Framed: 13.875 x 13.75 in.
Untitled | 1996 | Ink on paper | Paper: 9 x 9 in | Framed: 13.625 x 16.3125 in
Cathedral Evening (Model) | 1969 | Painted wood | 10 x 24 x 29 in.
William S. Burroughs
The Red Skull |1987 | Paint and gunshot holes on plywood and spray can | 22 x 13 x 3 in. | Framed: 30 x 21 x 3.75 in.
Sonny Redmond | 1975 | Steel | 16 x 27 x 22 in.
Untitled | 1962 | Painted copper | 6.25 x 8.5 x 2.5 in.
Pale Rumor | 1968 | Acrylic on canvas | 68.5 x 26.5 in.
Willem De Kooning
Two Women | 1963 | Oil on paper mounted on vellum | 24.5 x 20.75 in.
Willem De Kooning
Untitled | Not Dated | Charcoal on paper | 8.375 x 10.75 in.
Untitled | 1963 | Acrylic on Canvas | 29 x 29.5 in.
White Around the Corner | 1965 | Cool white fluorescent light | 96 x 4.5 x 4 in.
AHE 1739 | 1967 | Acrylic on paper mounted on canvas | 20.5 x 24.75 in.
AHE 1740 | 1967 | Acrylic on paper mounted on canvas | 20.5 x 24.75 in.
MO-T-8 | 1971 | Acrylic on canvas | 30 x 30 in.
Three Bears Rolling Down a Snowy Hill | 1961 | Watercolor on paper | 6 x 9 in.
Untitled (Janis Joplin â€œShe Clutched $4.50 in Her Hand) | c. 1971 | Collage on cardboard panel | 12 x 16.5 in.
Untitled (Andy Warhol with Pantheon, Snake, Leo Castelli and Virginia Woof) | 1976-8 | Collage on cardboard panel | 12.5 x 12.5 in.
Geraldine Brooks | 1977 | Collage on masonite | 12 x 9 in.
Untitled (Wake Up, Andy) | 1973/1988/1991 | Collage on cardboard panel | 13.5 x 8 in.
Untitled | 1975 | Pencil on paper | 23.75 x 30.5 in.
Untitled (12-R) | 1982 | Wood block in clear sugar pine wood | 25.25 x 16 x 2 in.
Red Black Rain | 1990 | Oil on canvas | 21 x 18 in.
Untitled | Not Dated | Charcoal and crayon on paper | Paper: 9 x 22 in. | Framed: 15.5 x 28 in.
Patti Smith | 1979 / printed 2006 | Gelatin silver print | Image: 14 x 14 in. | Paper: 20 x 16 in. | Framed: 28.5 x 27 in.
Untitled (Self Portrait) | c. 1972 | Black & white polaroid | Image: 2.875 x 3.75 in. | Polaroid: 3.375 x 4.25 in. | Framed: 12.75 x 12.75 in.
Andy Warhol | 1983/printed 2003 | Gelatin silver print | 15 x 14.875 in.
Zoot | 1961-62 | Wood, paint, clay and graphite | 83 x 11.5 x 15 in.
Green T (from The Wall - The Gateway to SoHo) | 1973 | Painted aluminum | 5 x 6 x 6 in.
From Maxâ€™s to MoMA (Drawing) | 1968 | Paper
Frosty Myers | Zebra Jacket
Maquette for Monumental Sculpture VII | 1976 | Black painted wood | 18 x 14 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.
Oeufs Vulcania | 1964 | Plaster, painted with tempura over wire mesh | 4.5 x 11.25 x 11.25 in.
Andy Warhol | 1972 | Photograph | 8 x 10 in.
Brigid Berlin | 1974 | Photograph | 8 x 10 in.
Louis Nevelson | Photograph | 8 x 10 in.
Maxâ€™s Kansas City | Photograph | 8 x 10 in.
Willem DeKooning | 1973 | Photograph | 8 x 10 in.
Yoko Ono | Photograph | 8 x 10 in.
Wiseman | Acrylic on canvas | 108 x 61 in.
Anchor (Carnal Clock) | 1969 | Mirrored Plexiglass and silkscreen ink on plexiglass in metal frame, with concealed electric lights and clock movement | 67 x 60 in.
Guide (Rigs) | 1978 | Solvent transfer and colllage on paper | 23 2/4 x 52 in.
Lions on the Dreyfus Fund V | 1964 | Drawing and collage on paper | Paper: 13 x 16 in. | Framed: 20 x 23 in.
Bridget | 1968 | Pencil on plastic | 14 x 14 1/2 in.
Jim Carroll Exposed | 1972 | College | 40 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.
Copal # 15 | 1977 | Kraft paper, varnish, pencil, tape on ragboard | 40 1/2 x 30 1/2 in.
Floating to the Top | 1964 | Oil on canvas with plexiglass strips and acrylic letters | 64 x 62 in.
Kufa Gate | 1968 | Oil on canvas | 60 x 60 in.
Race Riot | ca. 1963 | Unique screenprint on Strathmore drawing paper | 30.375 x 40 in.
Mao (set of 10) | 1972 | Color screenprints on beckett high white paper | Each: 36 x 36 in.
...And Then Utilised As To Another Gender | 1972/Printed 2011 | Language the materials referred to | Presentation dimensions variable
Untitled 850 | c.1965 | Colored pencil on paper | 17 x 22 in.
Untitled | 1967 | Oil and acrylic on canvas | 31 x 31 in.
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Published on Nov 29, 2011
Loretta Howard and Tim Nye are pleased to present “Max’s Kansas City, 1965-1974” at Art Basel Miami Beach, Stand F04. The fair is open to th...