Installation View, Works on Paper, on Paper, 2021

May 7, 2021
July 11, 2021

Barbara Bloom

Chairman Andy, 2021

Stage, facsimiles of Warhol's chair collection painted black, seven digital faux-silkscreen prints, seamless backdrop color chart

Dimensions variable

Barbara Bloom

Homage to Jean-Luc Godard (Corrected), 1986-2021

Yellow backdrop paper, Victorian wooden and cane child's posture correction chair, wall paint, framed photograph of Jean-Luc Godard, by F. C. Gundlach (1961)

Dimensions variable

Barbara Bloom

Susan Sontag vs. SUSAN SONTAG, 2021

Black photographic backdrop paper, pedestals, daybed, strewn contact sheets, and framed iconic photograph of Susan Sontag by Peter Hujar (1975)

Dimensions variable

Barbara Bloom

Sad Gray Story, 2020

Gray photographic backdrop paper, photographer's posing bench, stack of six gray clothed books in varying shades - dark to light, framed digital print of six photographs of Marilyn Monroe in reading poses, Benjamin Moore Paint color preview strip

Dimensions variable

Barbara Bloom

(According to Chris), 2021

Engraved granite book-shaped marker with the text: TELL THEM I SAID SOMETHING / LAST WORDS OF PANCHO VILLA (ACCORDING TO CHRIS MANN), inset video showing an aerial view of Chris Mann rehearsing

22 x 24 x 36 inches 55.9 x 61 x 91.4 cm

Barbara Bloom

The Problem with Joan Didion, 2021

Cast and blown glass objects displayed on underlit faux mantel, photograph of Joan Didion in the living room of her Park Avenue apartment, Victorian Lachrymatory tear vessel (a bottle used for collecting tears)

Dimensions variable

Barbara Bloom

Barthes' Exercises, 2020

Drawing table display with a facsimile of a drawing with gouache by Roland Barthes, with a photograph of Roland Barthes

33 1/2 x 33 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches

85.1 x 85.1 x 34.9 cm

Edition 2 of 2, with 2 AP

Barbara Bloom

Joyce's Schema, 2020

Display stand showing a facsimile of James Joyce's handwritten schema for his novel, Ulysses (1921)

46 x 19 x 13 3/4 inches

116.8 x 48.3 x 34.9 cm

Edition 2 of 2, with 2 AP

Barbara Bloom

Andy's Doodles, 2020

Display case with a facsimile of a book owned and doodled in by Andy Warhol

42 x 14 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches

106.7 x 36.8 x 29.2 cm

Edition 2 of 2, with 2 AP

Barbara Bloom

Jackie's French Verbs, 2020

Display case in the form of a child's desk, with glass top and mirrored interior containing a facsimile of a book once owned by Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

41 x 24 x 19 inches

104.1 x 61 x 48.3 cm

Edition 2 of 2, with 2 AP

Barbara Bloom

Nabokov's Collection, 2020

Entomological case atop a standing desk, containing a collection of folded/pinned tiny images of various covers for Nabokov's novel, Lolita (1955)

51 x 26 x 19 3/4 inches

129.5 x 66 x 50.2 cm

Edition 2 of 2, with 2 AP

Barbara Bloom

Austen's Pins, 2020

Display case showing a facsimile of a page with numbered editing pins used by Jane Austen in the early 19th century

50 1/2 x 13 x 12 inches

128.3 x 33 x 30.5 cm

Edition 2 of 2, with 2 AP BB112.2

Barbara Bloom

Deconstructed (Blow-Up), 2020

Seamless backdrop papers, some intact, some crumpled; camera with play-black monitor showing, on an endless loop, a scene from the film Blow-Up

Dimensions variable