"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
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.