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Exhibition Detail
Geoff Tuck - To the Lighthouse
742 North Broadway
Los Angeles 90012


May 18th, 2012 - June 19th, 2012
Opening: 
May 19th, 2012 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
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JB Jurve is thrilled beyond belief to announce:

Geoff Tuck - To the Lighthouse; an exhibition with David Bell, John Burtle, Young Chung, Adam Feldmeth, Daniel Lara, Carrie Mc Ilwain, Davida Nemeroff, Ivette Soler, Geoff Tuck, Alexander Wolff, Aaron Wrinkle

Geoff Tuck is a Los Angeles based artist, best known as founder of Notes on Looking - Writings on Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. His writing, poetry, photos, videos and drawings, revolve around the act of observing.

His work merges strategies of the Situationist’s drifter, witnessing art’s fleeting moments like a flanuer. His encounters with art and artists bring together a disparate community in a city that is as vast as Los Angles. Geoff’s material as an artist is the art world itself and his work presents a peculiar incarnation of the term of the soziale Plastik. As he states: “For the past two years I have gotten to know a lot of people and written about them, now I want to connect them.”

My Words

they cut and lead me nowhere

they mock me in my dreams

Each sentence causes shame

and every phrase brings me pain

Queasy - my gut wrenches

Tight - my butt clenches

Why do I show this stuff? Where can I hide?

Ego and desire, they drive me

Neurosis is my master

Attention my fuel

Hah!

And then I find something crazy, and am saved from my navel-gazin worrries

Briefly perhaps

But for long enough to get the work done

Posted on Notes on Looking, February 16, 2012 by Geoff Tuck

Join us also for Artist's Non Talks and other events to be announced each Thursday and Saturday during the run of the exhibition. Note that extended gallery hours will be Thursday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.

 

 

 


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