Thursday, July 15, 2010

Geof Kern

Geof Kern

Geof Kern, Night at the Ritz, 1995
Geof Kern, Night at the Ritz, 1995


Geof Kern, Rose Closet, 2001
Geof Kern, Rose Closet, 2001


Geof Kern, Untitled man leap-froggin over another man, 1999
Geof Kern, Untitled (man leap-frogging over another man), 1999


Geof Kern, Doorknobs, 1995
Geof Kern, Doorknobs, 1995


Geof Kern, Trust the Ones We Love, 1999
Geof Kern, Trust the Ones We Love, 1999


Geof Kern, Model Wearing a Fir, 1996
Geof Kern, Model Wearing a Fir, 1996


Geof Kern, Couple Arranged with Furniture, 1998
Geof Kern, Couple Arranged with Furniture, 1998


Geof Kern, Man Shooting Himself in the Foot, 2008
Geof Kern, Man Shooting Himself in the Foot, 2008


Geof Kern, Untitled model vacuuming lawn, 1995
Geof Kern, Untitled (model vacuuming lawn), 1995


Geof Kern, Foot on a Bride's Dress, 2004
Geof Kern, Foot on a Bride's Dress, 2004


Geof Kern, Trust in Tidiness, 1999
Geof Kern, Trust in Tidiness, 1999


Geof Kern, Girl and Puzzle, 1995
Geof Kern, Girl and Puzzle, 1995


Geof Kern, Blonde Like Me, 1998
Geof Kern, Blonde Like Me, 1998


Geof Kern, Midtown Exit, 1991
Geof Kern, Midtown Exit, 1991


Geof Kern, My Life as a Slob, 2003
Geof Kern, My Life as a Slob, 2003

Geof Kern

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38 comments:

Rita/Fighting Off Frumpy said...

I looooove these! I've never heard of this guy, but I'm going to check him out more in-depth now. :)

Jill said...

Midtown exit...love it!

Heff said...

Man, I sure would like some of what THAT GUY'S been smokin' !

hope505 said...

O I love these! I have seen a couple of them before...the model vacuuming the lawn... I love "model wearing a fir" *ha! too funny.
Thanks for giving me a giggle first thing in the morning...
* ; )

Heather said...

Somedays I feel like wearing a lampshade over my head.

I love these!

Tia said...

These are bad ass!! Loving this artists work.

Katie said...

fellow puzzle giver-upper.

love these.

Missy said...

I love all of these! The couple in the bags may be my favorite!

Stacy Conner said...

Awesome!

Brandi said...

I love them all so much. Because I am sure you are dying I'll let you know my top three.
Coming it at number one is Rose Closet, followed by Man Shooting Himself in the Foot, and last my not least Couple Arranged with Furniture.

Dancing Branflake said...

Awesome! I love the photos and the titles are so hilarious. Reminds me of a nuttier Norman Rockwell.

tulpen said...

Brilliant!

...love Maegan said...

um, these are KIND OF FUCKING BRILLIANT.

Fashion, Art and other fancies said...

Today must be art and photography day in blogland. Love the couple arranged with furniture and Night at the Ritz. Warmly hopes the lady is well;-)

Hanako66 said...

love, love, love, love

maegan took the word out of my mouth. brilliant.

bravegrrl said...

these are amazing. love the couple wrapped in plastic and the man floating away from the city :)

Alisa said...

I love these!

bananas. said...

whoa these are crazy cool! the camera over the bed one is awesome. and is that man real leap frogging?! no way!!!

awesome talent right there.

Char said...

brilliant

and makes me feel a bit more comfortable about posing models. one previous comment was that my models looked too "posed"

Pretty Little World said...

I really like the doorknob tree.

Kirsty said...

These are really cool! I want a doorknob like that :)

Brooke said...

Love these. I'm especially drawn to Midtown Exit and the model vacuuming the lawn. And, yep, I'm alive. It's just been a crazy, hectic month with awful internet connections!

Caroline said...

OMG!!! Brilliant...each and every one...

Claire Kiefer said...

I LOVE these slightly disturbing photos. Amazing. And my friend Brady? He's fab, single, and most definitely not straight! :)

Phoenix said...

I love love LOVE the Midtown Exit one! Hell, I'd hang that one over my desk any day of the week. ::sighs::

Sam said...

This guy has a cool twist on reality! I like it! Love, love mid town exit - that's my ultimate dream!!

blueviolet said...

Those are so very bizarre and interesting!

Kitty Stampede said...

these rawk! i love each one! there is something so simple about them, but yet so smart,oddball and interesting.

i totally wanna party with a lampshade on my head, always have. must live out the dream...hehehe.
after i dance on the table and swing from the chandelier, of course. :D

Christiejolu said...

LOL@ Heff! You find the coolest stuff...

Gabbi said...

Seriously AMAZING! Love the way it reminds me of Frank Horvat's work but with a slightly crazy-whimsical twist. Want to live in that world... or maybe just spend a weekend there?

Farah said...

I really like the 'rose closet' and 'doorknobs'. brilliant! ;)

Krystal said...

these are too freaking cool

SabinePsynopsis said...

Great photography. Straight from the dadaists and surrealists!

S and O said...

Those pictures are really cool, I just love the dancing lamps, so cute--and probably something I would do :P

Xoxo
Sarah

The Zhush said...

I love when you do these features, you literally find the greatest artwork/artists...completely smitten with Geof Kern's work, thanks for the intro!

Kathryn said...

Beautiful and thought provoking.

Sister Wolf said...

Fantastic! Thank you!

vint junky said...

All kinds of cool, adore these! Couple arranging furniture and rose closet are just genius

xxx