"No thanks, ArtPrize"
Hello Kickstarter Backers. I am surrounded by prints and packing material all for you, but today some wild things are happening connected to the Capitalism sign:
No Thanks, ArtPrize
Steve... Read more
Front Page News
Capitalism Works for Me! True/False is front page news in Grand Rapids, MI today. It made it to the juror's short list and is in the top 25 of the... Read more
At Labour Party Conference in Mancester, UK - and update on prints
Upper Space got a flatbed and took Capitalism Works For Me! to the Labour Party Conference in Manchester, UK. Watch the results in the video above.
I... Read more
These pictures are real.
The prints are bring printed!
These photos came from Electric Works in San Francisco today. I've seen the proofs and they look great! You've all been so patient and I'm... Read more
Times Square: 1 down, 4 to go
As you know from my regular email updates, the Capitalism Works For Me! True/False was in Times Square on Friday. I wanted to give you a quick update on what's... Read more
Hello dear backers,
As you know, I've been keeping you updated via my regular mailing list. However, I thought I'd give you the latest from Iowa early.
Me... Read more
Times Square, NYC - Capitalism Works For Me - this fall
I've been waiting to tell you about this and, as of this morning, I can.
Capitalism Works For Me! True/False will show in Times Square for about two weeks this... Read more
Even more news
I've been updating you via my regular mailing list lately so today you got this message about the Capitalism sign on the cover of Social Text, in Sculpture Magazine, and... Read more
I Am Voting, The Yes Men, and the Creative Time Summit
First: Do you know where we can show the European editionof Capitalism Works For Me! True/False? It's just sitting in Tilburg, Holland and at some point they're gonna... Read more
Presenting on Capitalism at Creative Time Summit tomorrow
Hello dear supporters.
I owe you a more lengthy email, but some urgent notes in the meantime.
Creative Time Summit tomorrow
I'll be there presenting the Capitalism Works For Me!... Read more
Watch interviews from the Boston tour
Hello again dear supporters,
I have another treat for you.
I made this video for the installation at Charlie James Gallery. It's looping on a wall next to the sign... Read more
Invite for LA show, and hear students talk about capitalism
There's 3 reasons I'm writing today:
- I have a solo show in LA (including the sign) and you're invited.
- I wanted to share a sound recording
- I have... Read more
Video preview, next stop Los Angeles, and catalog update
The sign is headed for Charlie James Gallery in Los Angeles for my second solo show there opening September 15th – everyone from Southern California put that on your calendars!... Read more
Don't call it a come back
The sign is up and running at the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park through August 17th.
There's some dings and scrapes but everything works.
Thanks to Alexander... Read more
Good news and bad news
Bad News First
The "Capitalism Works For Me! True/False" sign was blown over in a big storm in New Mexico. High winds knocked it over onto it's face.
Of course... Read more
Capitalism is losing in Santa Fe
I'm back from Santa Fe, though the sign stays for another week. Word is Capitalism remains behind in the contest there.
Victoria and I are moving... Read more
Santa Fe: public lecture tonight, sign up for the rest of the month
Stop #4 on the tour!
Today the sign arrives at the Santa Fe Art Institute and will be up here for the rest of the month. I'm also... Read more
Audio update! Hartford, precious STATS!
Dear dear supporters,
I keep meaning to sit down and write these amazing, comprehensive updates. I put it off until I can really do it right, which means... Read more
NPR Boston this morning
That's me, driving the sign to Davis Square in Boston while WBUR's Andrea Shea interviews me from the passenger seat.
A story about the sign was featured on WBUR radio... Read more
Final Score in Somerville: 69 "capitalism works" vs 82 "getting worked."
Quick update, kust got back from Davis Square in Somerville, MA today. There's a couple news stories in the works, one on this website, another on WBUR public radio which... Read more
Touring Boston starting next week
The Capitalism Sign is touring Boston starting later this week. Please come by and say hello!
Friday, April 6, 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Davis Square, Somerville (near JP Licks)
In collaboration... Read more
Overdue deCordova update - with video
At the 2012 deCordova Biennial the Capitalism Sign is up and running and, as you can see, is surviving the New England winter:
My deCordova video is now online
Inside... Read more
Invites for Boston DeCordova Museum Opening Saturday
First things first: if you can make it to Boston this Saturday I have special ticketsfor you for the Saturday opening of the DeCordova Biennial where you can finally... Read more
An interview, the guys who made the sign, and "When do I get my stuff?"
Breakthru Radio interview
A couple weeks ago Thomas Seeley did an interview with me about the sign for Breakthru radio. You can listen or download for free on... Read more
CAPITALISM and #Occupy, and the DeCordova Biennial
I've had some family things come up that prevented me from posting updates recently. Everything is ok now, but it threw a monkey wrench into my schedule. I'll... Read more
Look at this thing...
Here's two photos I shot earlier tonight:
Thanks to the 8 person crew, together we got this set up, photographed, and taken down again in about 2 hours.
And thanks... Read more
Economist says this is the question that needs to be asked!
Economist Richard Wolff was on the public radio news show Democracy Now and it was like he was climbing out of the radio to grab me by the collar!
I've... Read more
The essayist is Paul F. Tompkins!
The essay in the exhibition catalog and book will be written by none other than
Mr. Paul F. Tompkins!
The famous comedian. You may know him from television (Comedy Central... Read more
"Best Art Projects in the History of Kickstarter" & 1st Alex's Tech Corner video
This is a short one!
Yes, today it has been objectively determined: this is one of the "Best Art Projects in the History of Kickstarter." You can read... Read more
The sign is ordered & I talk to my dad
These updates are usually available only to backers of the project. You can become one by pledging only $1. (of course, you can pledge more if you want)... Read more