Mike Kelley 1954-2012
Ian MacTilstra - Stretched: Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy (2008)
"Stretched"; a documentary about Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy.
"It's actually weird to see the way he has received himself in this sort of this sliver and the way it functions is a bit like architecture, but also like an abstract painting. The way that it's kind of folded back is a big like Jasper Johns. Is it Jasper Johns? Yeah, I think it's Jasper Johns, yeah, it kind of looks like that, like a canvas being peeled away, where you can see the male body in this supermodernist reference, and to me this is pretty interesting, and he seems to be masturbating with ketchup, and I guess the colour part of the ... anyways."
-Vivienne Bessette, critic.