Tuesday, July 12, 2011

One Big, Happy Family!

Robert Rauschenberg with then-assistant Brice Marden, New York, 1968. Photo - Henri Cartier-Bresson, courtesy of Robert Rauschenberg Archive, NY
Re-posted in summary by Charles Kessler

Jerry Saltz has an interesting project going. He’s asking for help making a list of post-war artists with a “modicum of recognition” who worked for other artists. Here’s what he has so far:

Carroll Dunham worked for Dorothea Rockburne
Barnaby Furnas worked for Carroll Dunham
Christopher Wool worked for Joel Shapiro
Josh Smith worked for Christopher Wool
Annette Lemieux worked for David Salle
Jacob Kassay worked for Josh Smith
Jackie Saccoccio worked for Christopher Wool
Alexander Ross worked for Julian Lethbridge
Sarah Morris worked for Jeff Koons
Jennifer Rubell worked for Koons
Tony Matelli worked for Koons
Carl Fudge worked for David Reed
Matthew Weinstein worked for Ross Bleckner
Darren Bader worked for Urs Fischer
Robb Pruitt worked for Richard Artschwager
Daphne Fitzpatrick worked for Robert Gober
Robert Gober worked for Jennifer Bartlett
Banks Violette worked for Robert Gober
Margaret Lee worked for Cindy Sherman
Rirkrit Tiravanija worked for Gretchen Bender
Udomsak Krisanamis worked for Rirkrit Tiravanija
Brice Marden worked for Robert Rauschenberg
Dorothea Rockburne worked for Robert Rauschenberg
Matt Magee worked for Robert Rauschenberg
Elizabeth Peyton worked for Ronald Jones
Haroon Mirza worked for Jeremy Deller
Matt Keegan worked for Elizabeth Peyton
Gabriel Orozco worked for Antony Gormley
Alexis Rockman worked for Ross Bleckner
Mark Handforth worked for Martin Kippenberg
Jutta Koether worked for Martin Kippenberger
Susan Jennings worked for Cindy Sherman
Robert Melee worked for Marilyn Minter
Ronnie Cutrone worked for Andy Warhol
George Condo worked for Andy Warhol
Elyn Zimmerman worked for James Turrell.
Elyn Zimmerman worked for Robert Irwin
Rick Prol worked for Jean-Michel Basquiat
Keith Edmier worked for Matthew Barney
Massimiliano Gioni worked for Maurizio Cattelan
Lisa Ruyter worked for Marilyn Minter
Dave Muller worked for Mike Kelley
Collier Schorr worked for Richard Prince
Josephine Meckseper worked for Laurie Simmons
Laura Stein worked for John Baldessari
Jonas Wood worked for Laura Owens
Jonas Wood worked for Matt Johnson
Sally Ross worked for David Reed
Carl D'Alvia worked for Sean Scully
Huma Bhabha and worked together for Meyer Vaisman
Jason Fox worked for Vija Celmins
Jacob Kassay worked for Ann Craven and Josh Smith
Wayne Gonzales worked for Peter Halley
Ben Noam worked for Julie Mehretu
Lisa Ruyter worked for Mary Heilmann
Banks Violette worked for Robert Gober
Robert Melee worked for Marilyn Minter
Justine Kurland worked for Gregory Crewdson
Lisa Anne Auerbach worked for Paul McCarthy
Jennifer Bornstein worked for Sophie Calle
Jennifer Bornstein worked for Mike Kelley
Kenny Goldsmith worked for Allan McCollum
Ashley Bickerton worked for Jack Goldstein
Mike Ballou worked for Marilyn Minter
Matt Keegan worked for John Miller
Nicole Eisenman worked for David Humphrey?
Inka Essenhigh worked for Gary Stephan
Merlin Carpenter worked for Martin Kippenberger
Isca Greenfield-Sanders worked for Cecily Brown
Corin Hewitt worked for Matthew Barney
Jessica Jackson Hutchins worked for Lawrence Weiner.
Jessica Jackson Hutchins worked for Joan Jonas

New York Times art critic Roberta Smith and New York magazine art critic Jerry Saltz. © Patrick McMullan Compan
A related article, in the ever informative ARTINFO, lists the “Power Couples of the Art World.” Here are some:

John Currin and Rachel Feinstein
Rob Pruitt and Jonathan Horowitz
Bruce Nauman and Susan Rothenberg
Allora & Calzadilla
Mark Handforth and Dara Friedman
Ugo Rondinone and John Giorno
Wade Guyton and Kelley Walker
Simon Fujiwara and Ingar Dragset
Gilbert Proesch and George Passmore (aka Gilbert & George)
Pierre Commoy and Gilles Blanchard (aka Pierre & Gilles, aka the French Gilbert & George)
Ai Weiwei and Lu Qing
Liam Gillick and Sarah Morris
Mickalene Thomas and Carmen McLeod
Tim Noble and Sue Webster
Marianne Vitale and Rudolf Stingel
Richard Phillips and Josephine Meckseper
David McDermott and Peter McGough
Subodh Gupta and Bharti Kher
Elizabeth Peyton and Klara Liden
Rashid Johnson and Sheree Hovsepian
Fred Wilson and Whitfield Lovell
Architects Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio
A.K. Burns and Katie Hubbard
Mike Kelley and Trulee Hall
RongRong and Inri
Peter Halley and Ann Craven
Farhad Moshiri and Shirin Aliabadi
Carroll Dunham and Laurie Simmons
Eric Fischl and April Gornik
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
Brendan Fowler and Andrea Longacre-White
Berlinde de Bruyckere and Peter Buggenhout
Allison Schulnik and Eric Yahnker
Robert Mangold and Sylvia Plimack Mangold
Christian Boltanski and Annette Messager

Artist Cecily Brown and New York Times architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff
Creative Time director Anne Pasternak and artist Mike Starn
Stedelijk Museum director Ann Goldstein and artist Christopher Williams
White Columns director Matthew Higgs and artist Anne Collier
Art dealer Zach Feuer and artist Alison Fox
Art Production Fund co-founder Yvonne Force Villareal and artist Leo Villareal
SculptureCenter curator Fionn Meade and artist Mary Simpson
Artist Art Spiegelman and New Yorker art director Françoise Mouly
Artist Sarah VanDerBeek and Museum 52 dealer Matthew Dipple
Independent curator Alison Gingeras and artist Piotr Uklanski
Artist Kathryn Garcia and Brooklyn Is Burning co-founder Sarvia Jasso
MoMA painting and sculpture curator Laura Hoptman and artist Verne Dawson
Artist Cory Arcangel and Art Since the Summer of '69 gallerist Hanne Mugaas
Musician and art person Björk and artist Matthew Barney
Art dealer Gavin Brown and artist Hope Atherton
Artist Nicole Eisenman and Dia Art Foundation development associate Victoria Robinson
Artist AA Bronson and architect Mark Jan Krayenhoff van de Leur
Artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins and art rocker Stephen Malkmus 
Artforum editor David Velasco and artist Ryan McNamara
Gagosian Gallery staffer Sarah Hoover and artist Tom Sachs
Gagosian Gallery staffer Rose Dergan and artist Will Cotton
Artissima artistic director Francesco Manacorda and artist Rosalind Nashashibi
Artist Anton Ginzburg and Andrea Rosen Gallery director Katie Rashid
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs commissioner Kate Levin and artist Mark di Suvero
Artist Anish Kapoor and art historian Susanne Spicale
Art dealer Lisa Cooley and artist Scott Calhoun
Curator Klauss Kertess and artist Billy Sullivan
Artist Sean Landers and former Andrea Rosen Gallery director Michelle Reyes

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