Welcome to the new home for Frank Gaard's online gallery and blog.
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The Speedboat Gallery was a storefront space and a very large basement . Paul Dickinson and Scott Dolan were in the space with several other people including Frightwig Hayes the lady in the band and of course Mike Mc Coy who had his little Datsun truck which brought Minneapolis art to St Paul… Read More
It all amounts to the same thing. Art speaks best as fresh season, as renewal. So she flew the coop from curator through foundation work then vanishing into life with her husband who wrote (though I knew him when he bought paintings for a corporation in area). He snagged a beauty too (see illo.… Read More
When Love Turns To Poison was a title I gave a show with my friend and co-laborator Stu Mead. The show was criticised but the title is great and I suspect the show was very cool. In Berlin in 2004 (?) I maybe a curator but I'm not a historian. New pc still getting used to speed… Read More
At some point between fiction and nonsense I thrive using Wittgenstein's cobwebs. Stu Mead met Toni Stoos in Vienna when Man Bag and Artpolice zines were exhibited in big language art show. Mead got a preview with Stoos who was curator there and of the show. Mead is so low key sometimes like a… Read More
So early on Siah Armajani tipped me off that Kathy Halbreich was a very major hombre. Which turned out to be true. I've been thinking about the big acquisition of the huge Sigmar Polke painting in 1994, Autumn and her Daughters . I wrote a short piece about it in Artpaper and Ms Halbreich dug… Read More