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  • I SCREAM DADDIO I SCREAM DADDIO cover3D 24 central yellow pages provide what is a precise egg or cheese sandwich! very Caffè Florian. SARAH LUCAS at the BRITISH PAVILION, VENICE, 9 May – 22 November 2015.  56TH INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION, LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA. The exhibition of 18 sculptures, 2 photographs and an 11 x 5 spot painting, is accompanied by a 152 page publication, I SCREAM DADDIO.  Story-book and catalogue, with extensive texts by Sarah Lucas, poems by D.H.Lawrence and profusely illustrated with ...
  • SARAH LUCAS – I SCREAM DADDIO | Film – British Pavilion Venice Sarah Lucas - Venice - I SCREAM DADDIO film still4   Sarah Lucas talks to friend and artist Don Brown about her new works, installed in the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2015; with subjects ranging between toilets as a human portrait, palpable casting techniques, toplessness – top-off and top-on, a bum or a vagina is a face, the subliminal use of eggs – including the dessert floating-islands, nude sculptures are close friends; and she has a few slices of SPAM with a glass of Aspall ...
  • I SCREAM DADDIO – SARAH LUCAS | the Kvadrat bag I SCREAM DADDIO Sarah Lucas - Kvadrat bag1Designed to stylishly carry the I SCREAM DADDIO exhibition catalogue, premium textile manufacturer Kvadrat sponsored SARAH LUCAS at the Venice Biennale with the production of a limited-edition, bespoke bag in their luxurious Kvadrat ‘Waterborn’ material.  This synthetic suede does not fray, it has no need to be hemmed: just cut it to shape. The design is composed of just two pieces of material, that folded for the bag, and that for the strap. The single strap ...
  • I SCREAM DADDIO – SARAH LUCAS | the British Council bag I SCREAM DADDIO British Council bag4Available in Venice from the British Pavilion, Giardini Di Castello, Venice | 9 May – 22 November 2015 | €10 / Euros The brief was to design a bag to contain the I SCREAM DADDIO exhibition catalogue – a book in a bag.  We had some fun with this: ‘a bag’ is a certain kind of woman, and well ‘a book in a bag’ has a good measure of sexual innuendo.  In fact if you ...
  • I SCREAM DADDIO – SARAH LUCAS | 100,000 leaflets I SCREAM DADDIO Sarah Lucas leaflet edge10 page concertina : bilingual English and Italian.  Available in Venice, 9 May – 22 November 2015 from the British Pavilion, Giardini Di Castello, Venice.   Plan of the British Pavilion, inc. position and titles of works. Sculptures : Sarah Lucas Text 750 words : Sarah Lucas Photographs : Julian Simmons Design, Layout : Julian Simmons Size overall : 21 x 60cm  |  Size folded : 21  x 12cm  |  150gsm Olin uncoated  |  Yellow spot-colour : Pantone 108U Publisher : The British Council ...
  • FINANCIAL TIMES | Weekend Magazine Q&A | Getting Plastered FT 25April 2015 p22-23 ‘Hi James, two of the images are of Sarah doing the plastering, the other two are of Sarah getting plastered! …not suggesting final titles but ‘Getting Plastered’ would be a rather nice inclusion. Very best, Julian!’     ‘The artist Julian Simmons, talks about photographing Sarah Lucas as she works on a new piece for the Venice Biennale, casting 10 human figures – including herself’, Financial Times, 25 April 2015, FT Weekend Magazine; pages 22-23 & 24-25 ...
  • ARTSY FEATURE | Through the Eyes of Julian Simmons ARTSY Featured by ARTSY: A Journey to Mexico with Sarah Lucas, Through the Eyes of Collaborator and Partner Julian Simmons. ‘…we asked the photographer to share insights around the images, the trip to Mexico, and his multivalent relationship with Lucas’… ARTSY EDITORIAL The unedited Q&A here…     How did you first meet Sarah Lucas? Legal squatting. ICH …Islington Community Housing – a co-op of near-derelict houses waiting for an uncertain period before improvement.  The deal was we paid a low rent ...
  • THE ART NEWSPAPER | this week’s must see shows Hoolian OAXACA NUD Julian Simmons 2015Until 7 February 2015: Julian Simmons at Paul Stolper, 31 Museum Street, London WC1A 1LH. ‘Sarah Lucas describes her partner and frequent collaborator Julian Simmons as “a Star-man with a pair of binoculars”, but this show also confirms that he is a highly skilled print-maker and significant artist in his own right. For while the evident subject of these arresting and exquisitely produced prints is a series of Lucas’s soft, fleshy “Nud” ...
  • HOOLIAN | London TITTIPUSSIDAD-BFK-LUPETITTIPUSSIDAD prints of texts, portraits and Sarah Lucas sculptures. Photographs and printing by Julian Simmons. Each in an edition of 6. Giclee inkjet, archival full-strength carbon-black pigment. Order Enquiries / Availability: PAUL STOLPER, 31 Museum Street, London WC1A 1LH. 15 framed prints, on Velin BFK Rives fine-art printmaking paper, mould-made, 100% cotton rag, no optical brighteners, 280gsm, signed and numbered on verso. Sheet size: 112.5 x 76.5 cm, framed size: 119 x 83 cm. SHEELA-NA-GIG II 1 OAXACA NUD 1 OAXACA NUD ...
  • the HOOLIAN series | press release Hoolian Paul Stolper 2015 Exhibition: 16 January – 7 February 2015, Paul Stolper, 31 Museum Street, London WC1A 1LH. 15 prints each in an edition of 6, signed and numbered on verso. Sheet size: 112.5 x 76.5 cm. Giclee inkjet, archival full-strength carbon-black pigment on Velin BFK Rives, traditional fine-art printmaking paper, mould-made, uncoated, buffered, no optical brighteners, 100% cotton rag, 280gsm. Photographs and printing by Julian Simmons. “The thing about Julian is that he sees ...
  • TITTIPUSSIDAD | Art Basel – Miami Beach LUPE 2014 Julian Simmons4 – 7 December 2014, Miami Beach. Paul Stolper Gallery, Stand B22. Four TITTIPUSSIDAD prints on Velin BFK Rives, a traditional fine-art printmaking paper, mould-made, 100% cotton rag, 280gsm. Giclee inkjet, archival full-strength carbon-black pigment. Sheet size: 112.5 x 76.5 cm. Photographs & printing by Julian Simmons. Edition of 6, signed and numbered on verso. LUPE SARAH SMOKING OBSIDIAN OAXACA NUD (1)     Miami Art Basel / highlight : VIEW PRINTS …
  • ROCK AND ROLL THATCHING | part 1 rock-and-roll-thatching-wally-mason-dom-meek-julian-simmons-6   “Wet sacks, misfit carrots, mis-shaped potatoes, crafty otters, bastard magpies, and yellowhammer chicks shouting for grub…” “I might go and grab an oil drum…” Blustering wind and railing sun, the flatlands, a spring day, 23 April 2014. Carting-in 480 bundles of water-reed on the Norfolk Broads – one of the mad and beautiful preliminary stages of the thatching process. A film by : Julian Simmons – camera / editing / incidental music. Featuring : Wally Mason ...
  • NUMBERSTREAM | NUZ Jet Lag NUMBERSTREAM NUZ - Julian SimmonsPure-Data NUMBERSTREAM programming, presenting enhanced karplus-strong algorithms and LFO driven noise synthesis, then envelope-driven filtered square-waves / birds . / cover-art: 27 consecutive sliced still-frames from the video ‘The rumbles and tweetie noises made me think of David Lynch’s Eraserhead!’, Rob Gold, Music for Films.
  • NUZ | Pure Data Group NUZ Jet Lag, is part of the Pure-Data Vimeo Group.  All instruments & sounds built by Julian Simmons employing ‘PD Vanilla philosophy’ > no external instrument libraries – have a listen / take a look on Vimeo…
  • NUZ | Jet Lag NUZ-Road-Trip1   Set yourself up with a glass, or a tube, of your joy, press play – enter full-screen, and do the whole trip!  Yep, it’ll explode… …effulgently. I built the Pure-Data instruments there and then, on New Zealand’s south island, corresponding to the overriding sounds: undulating whistle-birds, and from first light until last, the hissing of cicadas . ‘The rumbles and tweetie/noises made me think of David Lynch’s Eraserhead!’  Rob Gold, Music for Films. ‘Wonderfully beautiful. ...
  • REALIDAD | trailer REALIDAD twitter4The 1 minute trailer goes public take a look…
  • TITTIPUSSIDAD | Kunstmarkt KUNSTMARKT1‘Wall-filling black-and-white photos of archaic masks and commercial toilets, densely covered with layers of cigarettes. The photographs and sculptures are in fact not an exhibition, but the protagonist from a encyclopaedic giant book with the very fresh title “Tittipussidad”, which describes the journey through Mexico a year ago – published and designed by Julian Simmons. A travel diary with recordings of spontaneous thoughts that accompanied the way from arrival, to the Anahuacalli ...
  • TITTIPUSSIDAD | Wallpaper Prints | Berlin CONTEMPORARY FINE ARTS GALERIE GMBH, Am Kupfergraben 10, 10117 Berlin. 13 June – 31 July 2014, opening 12 June 2014 / invite card New series of 12 limited-edition prints by Julian Simmons from the book TITTIPUSSIDAD, 252 x 161 cm (vertical images), 231 x 330 cm (horizontal images), 520 x 110 cm (the ‘DAD’ list). REALIDAD  p.110-111 REALIDAD  p.121 REALIDAD  p.120 SHEELA-NA-GIG-I  p.307 SHEELA-NA-GIG-II  p.191 SHEELA-NA-GIG-II  p.4-5 BRICK FACTORY  p.58-59 CIGARETTE CHRIST  p.433 BENITO  p.517 DAD-LIST  p.13 COMMUNISTA  p.225 OBSIDIAN  p.201 Edition of 6. Printed by myself on ...
  • TITTIPUSSIDAD | Sarah Lucas Portrait | EXCUSADO REVISITADO EXCUSADO-REVISITADO-Sarah-Lucas-Julian-Simmons Limited-edition of 17 | 124 x 84 cm | Signed & numbered | Framed c-type colour photographic print EXCUSADO REVISITADO, (‘Toilet Revisited’), portrait of Sarah Lucas, photograph by Julian Simmons, Mexico, 2014. Photographed in Oaxaca, while Sarah Lucas was making new works to be shown in Anahuacalli, Museo Diego Rivera, Mexico City (publication TITTIPUSSIDAD).   Order Enquiries / Availability: Sadie Coles HQ, UK Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin     Rock-and-roll and very vicar… “yes I’m a preacher!” As installed in Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, 2014; ...
  • REALIDAD & TITTIPUSSIDAD | Berlin CFA TITTIPUSSIDAD at CFA Berlin 13 June – 31 July 2014, CONTEMPORARY FINE ARTS GALERIE GMBH, Am Kupfergraben 10, 10117 Berlin.   TITTIPUSSIDAD – Mexico Book, main source in Germany, get your copy here. TITTIPUSSIDAD – Mexico Wallpaper Prints / installation photos, large-scale limited-edition b&w prints from TITTIPUSSIDAD, sizes to 2.3 x 3.2 metres. EXCUSADO REVISITADO – Portrait of Sarah Lucas knickers down, Oaxaca, Mexico, from the book p.384; framed limited-edition colour photographic print. NEW SCULPTURES – ‘The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly’, and ‘Diego’, by ...
  • TITTIPUSSIDAD | the Magic of Mexico | AnOther Review TITTIPUSSIDAD anOther mag“I got to know these people – Diego Riviera, Alejandro Jodorowsky – I got so clear with them by being there, as well as some of the old Gods.  It was a brilliant trip, how do you do that again?  I don’t know. But things as good as that?  Yes please. It can be fantastic, when the circumstances are very inspiring, which is what Oaxaca in Mexico is.  I didn’t run ...
  • TITTIPUSSIDAD | Mother Lode of Art Books | 032c Review 032c review Tittipussidad Summer 2014Why TITTIPUSSIDAD is this Season’s Mother Lode of Art Books ‘Arriving just after an earthquake had shaken the Zapotec region of south-western Mexico, rekindling the local volcano, Simmons said, “..this place was one hell of a hub of weird energy, intention ..it rubbed off, conducted, got in the veins, as did the chilli ..and the grasshoppers” “Objects surviving from ancient times have lost much of their sense, but none of their power. What ...
  • HOOLIAN | Wallpaper Print | New York HOOLIAN at Andrew Kreps15 May – 21 June 2014, part of the Darren Bader exhibition Photographs I Like / To Have and to Hold ANDREW KREPS GALLERY, 537 W. 22nd St. New York, NY 10011 Order enquiries: USA Andrew Kreps Gallery, UK / Europe Sadie Coles HQ
  • TITTIPUSSIDAD & noB | Milan furniture show Milan TITTIPUSSIDAD+noBPart of the exposition of Sarah Lucas Furniture, Sadie Coles HQ, Via San Gregorio 43 / Via Casati 32, Milan. 8 – 12th April 2014. Limited number of TITTIPUSSIDADs and noBs in Italy.
  • TITTIPUSSIDAD | Wallpaper Prints | New York TITTIPUSSIDAD wallpapers karmaSeries of 12 photographs by Julian Simmons from the book TITTIPUSSIDAD, each approx 240 x 160 cm. Printed by myself on off-white heavyweight paper, dead-matt finish, with full-strength carbon-black pigment. Supplied as rolled wallpaper in 3 vertical strips for direct pasting onto a wall, or mounted for hanging. Order Enquiries / Availability: USA KARMA,  UK Sadie Coles TITTIPUSSIDAD prints: p583, p380, p624 TITTIPUSSIDAD prints: p551, p185, p501-x2 TITTIPUSSIDAD prints: p163, p394, p246 TITTIPUSSIDAD prints: p199, p256, p368-x2 Order Enquiries ...
  • NUD NOB – Sarah Lucas | Artforum NUD NOB Sarah Lucas - Artforum advert 2014 Julian Simmons Photograph / Design / Layout : Julian Simmons Advert : ARTFORUM, March 2014 Exhibition : NUD NOB – Sarah Lucas, 5 March – 11 April 2014 Gallery : Gladstone Gallery, 515 West 24 Street, New York
  • TITTIPUSSIDAD | Book Launch | New York TITTIPUSSIDAD signingBOOK-SIGNING Wednesday 5th March 2014 – New York book & print launch at KARMA, 39 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10012 Limited number of signed TITTIPUSSIDADS – get your copy here, main source in the USA. RUNNING FOR 2 WEEKS from 5th March at KARMA, installation of 12 large-scale black-&-white Wallpaper Prints from the book + evening projection of the Oaxaca adobe block-making film TITTIPUSSIDAD Sarah Lucas in Mexico | A book by ...
  • SLUG SEX | Horniman Museum ss2London Short Film Festival, 16 Jan 2014, Horniman Museum. 7:30 – 8:30pm, backdrop to the live harp music of Serafina Steer. More info on: SLUG SEX
  • SARAH’S FEET Feet - rightSarah Lucas’s Feet, 165 x 133 cm. From the book TITTIPUSSIDAD p.208, off-white heavyweight paper, dead-matt finish, full-strength carbon-black pigment. Each image photographed and printed by myself. Supplied as rolled wallpaper in 3 vertical strips for direct pasting onto a wall, or mounted for hanging. Order Enquiries / Availability: Sadie Coles HQ
  • TITTIPUSSIDAD | Top Ten Art Tome TITTIPUSSIDAD rededge4TITTIPUSSIDAD | Weightiest visual art books of the year! – the top-ten selected by Dazed Digital.