Category Archives: Installation

Turning ‘pitiful’ into ‘beautiful,’ Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley used the tension of the tawdry

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. – Mike Kelley, an influential Los Angeles artist whose physically messy and psychologically complex projects laid the groundwork for present-day installation art, has died. He was 57. He was found dead Tuesday evening at his home in

Turning ‘pitiful’ into ‘beautiful,’ Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley used the tension of the tawdry

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. – Mike Kelley, an influential Los Angeles artist whose physically messy and psychologically complex projects laid the groundwork for present-day installation art, has died. He was 57. He was found dead Tuesday evening at his home in