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Exhibition Detail
Untitled Project: Seasonal Economies
Curated by: Steve Budington
135 Church Street
Burlington, VT 05401


September 14th, 2012 - November 24th, 2012
Opening: 
September 14th, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Untitled Project: SIGN [Dollar Store], Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: SIGN [Dollar Store],
2012, enamel on carved wood, 32 x 144 x 18 inches
© conrad bakker
Untitled Project: SIGN [Dollar Store], Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: SIGN [Dollar Store],
2012, enamel on carved wood, 32 x 64 x 5 inches
© conrad bakker
Untitled Project: FALL SALE, Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker, Untitled Project: FALL SALE,
2012, oil on carved wood/maple, variable
© conrad bakker
Untitled Project: FALL SALE (detail), Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: FALL SALE (detail),
2012, oil on carved wood/maple, variable
© conrad bakker
Untitled Project: CIRCULAR [Dollar General, September 4-29], Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: CIRCULAR [Dollar General, September 4-29],
2012, oil on carved wood, 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches
© Conrad Bakker
Untitled Project: Vermont Life [Fall 1969], Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: Vermont Life [Fall 1969],
2012, oil on carved wood, 11 1/8 x 16 1/2 x 1/2 inches
© conrad bakker
Untitled Project: Maple Syrup/Barter, Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: Maple Syrup/Barter,
2012, oil on carved wood, variable
© conrad bakker
Untitled Project: Maple Syrup/Barter, Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: Maple Syrup/Barter,
2012, oil on carved wood, maple syrup, variable
© conrad bakker
Untitled Project: eBay>Postcard>Vermont, Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: eBay>Postcard>Vermont,
2012, oil on panel, 5 1/4 x 8 x 1/2 inches
© conrad bakker
Untitled Project: eBay>Postcards>Vermont, Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: eBay>Postcards>Vermont,
2012, oil on panel, variable
© conrad bakker
Untitled Project: EAMES ARMSHELL ROCKER [Walden], Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: EAMES ARMSHELL ROCKER [Walden],
2012, oil on carved maple, 28 x 25 x 28 inches
© conrad bakker
Untitled Project: EAMES ARMSHELL ROCKER [Walden] , Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: EAMES ARMSHELL ROCKER [Walden] ,
2012 , oil on carved maple, variable
© conrad bakker
Untitled Project: SIGN [Relax and Take Your Fucking Time], Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
Untitled Project: SIGN [Relax and Take Your Fucking Time],
2010-12, oil on carved wood, variable
© conrad bakker
exhibition view + Untitled Project: SIGN [Relax and Take Your Fucking Time] , Conrad BakkerConrad Bakker,
exhibition view + Untitled Project: SIGN [Relax and Take Your Fucking Time] ,
2012
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For the last 15 years, artist Conrad Bakker has been working on a series of Untitled Projects that complicate, reflect on and celebrate the life of objects. Bakker creates hand-carved and painted facsimiles of familiar objects, from mid-century modernist furniture to garage-sale collectibles. The artist then inserts these painted, wooden “decoys” into real markets, from eBay auctions and mail-order catalogues to pyramid schemes and spam sales websites. For Untitled Project: Seasonal Economies, Bakker responds to Vermont’s seasonal and local marketplaces. Here, maple sugaring, fall foliage tour packages and vintage Vermont collectibles are considered in relation to other markets, from barter systems to dollar stores. Conrad Bakker has exhibited his work nationally and internationally at Tate Modern (London), Galerie Analix Forever (Geneva), the New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York) and many other venues. Artist Steve Budington guest curates this exhibition.


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