A.K. Burns, Shirt Discard (work shirt) 2013-2014 A series of wall hung mono-print reliefs cast in aluminum of my discarded work shirts after a day at the foundry. In a conflation between (my) creative labor and (the larger sphere of) maual labor, these are indexes haunted by absence—marking the economic and cultural shifts away from industrial labor towards immaterial and affective labor.
Recently we had the opportunity to add two recent works by David Hammons to our contemporary installation on the 2 nd floor of BCAM, on view through August 28. Description from thefemalecelebrity.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
One of the major textual resources on pre-Columbian Mexico is now online in a digital platform launched this month. The 1542 Codex Mendoza, dating to just 20 years after the Spanish conquest of Mexico, is a thorough report on Aztec society, from daily life to culture and rituals.