In Memoriam: Mike Kelley (1954–2012)

In Memoriam: Mike Kelley

"I knew by the time I was a teenager that I was going to be an artist. There was no doubt about that. There was nothing else for me to be."

Mike Kelley: A Conversation with Art21

Production still from the episode, "Memory" (2005)

Production still from the episode, "Memory" (2005)

Production still from the episode, "Memory" (2005)

Additional videos

SEGMENT: Mike Kelley in the Art in the Twenty-First Century episode, Memory

SHORT: Mike Kelley: "Day Is Done"

SHORT: Mike Kelley: Bad Boy


VIDEO IMAGE CREDITS (in order of appearance): Mike Kelley, More Love Hours Than Can Ever Be Repaid and The Wages of Sin, 1987; Photo by Sandak/Macmillan Publishing Company, photograph copyright ©1998: Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Mike Kelley, Hanging stuffed animals and deodorizers, 1991; Installation view at Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, November 15–December 21, 1991; Photo by Nic Tenwiggenhorn; Courtesy Jablonka Galerie, Cologne.

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