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LOST HIGHWAY DRAWINGS
LOST HIGHWAY DRAWINGS

Following the exhibit of some of the ‘Lost Highway’ drawings – sketches done from the front seat of the tour van over the last couple years – at Galeria Pedro Oliveira in Porto, Portugal in 2013, a more extensive exhibition of these works opens at Galerie Jan Dhaese, Gent, Belgium and runs from March 30-May […]

DRYPOINT VINYL RECORD PRINTS
DRYPOINT VINYL RECORD PRINTS

Various works created using old vinyl records as plates for drypoint engraving, done directly on the vinyl surface. Due to the fragile nature of drypoint-on-plastic editions are kept small (editions of 10 or less). The earliest here were printed on a proper etching press in Burgundy, France by master printers who work with the Centre […]

No Permanent Landscape exhibition 9/28/12
No Permanent Landscape exhibition 9/28/12

Lee and Leah Singer, along with 3 others, are in a small group show at the Boothuis Brauhaus (it’s a converted boat!) in Turnhout, Beligium, the ‘Cultural Capital of Flanders 2012′, organized by long-time cohort, curator Jan Van Woensal. Show opens Sept 28, 2012 and closes October 7. Address: Nieuwe Kaai 29, 2300 Turnhout, Belgium. […]

Constellations: Drawings 2005-2011
Constellations: Drawings 2005-2011

Lee Ranaldo Constellations Drawings 2005 – 2011 Curated by Jan Van Woensel June 24th till July 29th 2012 Opening Sunday June 24th 2012, 4pm – 7pm More info (pics & text) on www.jandhaese.be Widely known as one of the original, founding members of New York City’s groundbreaking, experimental rock band Sonic Youth, and currently touring […]

Torn Photograph (for SR & RS) 2000-2007
Torn Photograph (for SR & RS) 2000-2007

Here’s a blog post related to a pair of photo-work multiples I’ve made that reference both Steve Reich and Robert Smithson: http://artistsbooksandmultiples.blogspot.ca/2012/03/lee-ranaldo-torn-photograph-for-sr-and.html Torn Photograph: Four Organs (for Steve Reich & Robert Smithson) Lee Ranaldo ink jet print, edition of 10, 21.5” square, torn in quarters, glassine envelope. Inkjet print, edition of 10 2007 A photo […]

DE/COMPOSITION FOR JOHN (CAGE)
DE/COMPOSITION FOR JOHN (CAGE)

Dutch artist Zeger Reyers and I had collaborated previously on a work in the Paul Thek show at ZKM Karlsruhe in 2008. A few months ago we joined together to create works for this show in Vienna dedicated to John Cage on the centenary of his birth. These works involve growing mushrooms on top of […]

Mike Kelley
Mike Kelley

I was very saddened to hear about the passing of our long-time friend, occasional collaborator and continued source of inspiration, Mike Kelley. Kim knew Mike from their days in art school in L.A., and I first met him on one of our early trips to the west coast in ’84 or ’85. In 1986 he […]

Singer/Ranaldo show at cneai in Paris, 2009.
Singer/Ranaldo show at cneai in Paris, 2009.

In the summers of 2007 and 2008 Leah and I were in residence at CNEAI (Centre national de l’estampe et de l’art imprimé) on the edge of Paris, at the invitation of CNEAI director Sylvie Boulanger. The artists residence was a newly-constructed houseboat floating on the Seine, open to the daily, often dramatic life of […]

iloveyouihateyou Magasin3 Stockholm 2009
iloveyouihateyou  Magasin3 Stockholm 2009

Some documentation of Leah Singer & Lee Ranaldo’s installation and performance at Stockholm’s Magasin3 Konsthall, February 7 – May 24, 2009. The basic setup in this large black-box room entailed a surround sound audio system of many overlapping loops, coupled with one large projection screen (about 4x3m) that was fit with a same-sized mirror, at […]

some recent drawings
some recent drawings

recent drawings, most done in ink on paper, some on canvas much larger, some in pencil…

recent print works
recent print works

some recent prints, from the last decade or so, many etchings and monotypes, some block-prints, one torn photo.

Shibuya Displacement (a soundwalk) 2006
Shibuya Displacement (a soundwalk) 2006

Shibuya Displacement (sound walk) Hudson Valley Center For Contemporary Art, Peekskill New York September 17 2006 A recording of the recorded announcement heralding the arrival of the Tokyo Metro into the Shibuya Station. A spatial displacement. An aural smudge. We will parade thru streets of Peekskill New York broadcasting the sound of the train’s arrival […]

Powderfinger August 2011 New Zealand
Powderfinger August 2011 New Zealand

an art show of drawings and prints curated by Dead C member Michael Morley at Auckland’s rice and beans gallery. info here. Hi Lee and Leah, hope all is well? you are in sunny europe still?here is the catalog for Powderfinger, no print version, just the blog  http://powderfingercatalog.blogspot.com/ photos and text  will post some more […]

A SERIES OF NEW DRAWINGS
A SERIES OF NEW DRAWINGS

A series of new drawings based on newspaper imagery began to take shape in 2006, and is ongoing. Medium-scale drawings in ink based on photos torn from the newspaper. This work has also dove-tailed nicely with an installation of mine (Oct 06-Jan 07) that CNEAI (centre national de l’estampe et de l’art imprimé (National Museum […]

LEE IN ‘TRANSPORT’ SHOW IN BRATISLAVA 2011
LEE IN ‘TRANSPORT’ SHOW IN BRATISLAVA 2011

LEE IN ‘TRANSPORT’ SHOW IN BRATISLAVA Lee is included in the 4-person show ‘Transport: Tara Fracalossi, Leah Singer, Thomas Lail, Lee Ranaldo’ at Galeria Cypriana Majernika, Bratislava, Slovakia. July 6- Sept 4, 2011. Info is currently limited and mostly in Slovakian, but should hold more soon, here. Lee will show a music-heavy 2 channel video […]