No Piece

Stewart Home: Don’t send a work to the  art show. Tell the curator it got lost in the post. Do it again for the next exhibition. No art is the best art!

Curator: Great event score! I will use that as your contribution to the show (unless the postman happens to have found it).

Stewart Home: Only a dishonest postman could find a work I didn’t send, they only fake my work so they can make money from collectors, ingrates!

Curator: Bastards!

Stewart Home: At least they’re ripping off the collectors. But they ought to give me a cut of the dosh!

The anti-performance script in the top line of this post is one of many pieces not included in my mini-retrospective Again, A Time Machine on until 20 May 2012 at SPACE, 129-131 Mare Street, London E8 3RH, UK.

And while you’re at it don’t forget to check – www.stewarthomesociety.org – you know it makes (no) sense!

About mistertrippy

Stewart Home was born in south London in 1962. His mother Julia Callan-Thompson was a showgirl and club hostess. He has never held down a regular job for more than a few months at a time. On those rare occasions when he's been forced to work, Home has taken employment as a factory labourer, agricultural labourer, shop assistant, office clerk and art class model. Deciding he didn't like working in factories as a teenager, Home pursued cultural and political interests, writing many books and participating in even more gallery exhibitions.
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20 thoughts on “No Piece

  1. Hugo Ball says:

    No comment.

  2. Richard Hülsenbeck says:

    Anti-comment

  3. George Maciunas says:

    Groovy!

  4. George Brecht says:

    You can say that again!

  5. Andy Warhol says:

    Strange sense of deja vu!

  6. John Giorno says:

    I could have sworn somebody else said that!

  7. George Maciunas says:

    Groovy.

  8. I’m sitting on a frosted snowflake in a purple bubble in the sky…

  9. Brion Gysin says:

    Your words have got me really stoned… really tripping… out of… you’ve gone and… you shouldn’t have gotten me this high… you didn’t write a long enough blog to get me this high… even my playthings walked to Saturn… bend pencil erasers… delicious… apples explode into butterflies… you gotta get me outta here… one two three four… I can hardly see… tombs interlocking… too much psychedelic prose… too many colours blown up in my face…

  10. Reassuringly dreadful! If this is this shit then imagine how shit the show will be! Can’t wait….

  11. mistertrippy says:

    A search will turn up versions for the reviews of the show’s New York incarnation at places like the New York Times and Art In America….

    There was so much that didn’t go into the show and the No Piece is just one very small example….

    The version of the Again A Time Machine show on in London has a crazy but wonderful review here:

    < http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/stewart-home-vs-heidegger/>

  12. The Yes Men says:

    Yes, yes, yes!

  13. The Diddy Men says:

    No, no, no!

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    Hello?

  15. John The Postman says:

    Postmen rock! Especially dishonest postmen!

  16. Bob The Builder says:

    tear it down!