Description

Please note that once online bidding ends at 3 PM EST on November 15, the high online bid will then be transferred to the live event where it will be implemented by a Paddle8 representative.

Mixed media work includes framed text, super 8mm film cartridge and wall mount pedestal.

Location

This work ships from San Francisco, CA, US.

About John Davis

View Profile »

John Davis is visual artist, filmmaker and musician whose current work builds on the transcendental qualities of experimental film, while expanding the relationship between moving image and sound through live performance, collaboration, experimentation and improvisation. Recent works include soundtracks to four films by Lawrence Jordan, as well as films for music videos by Barn Owl, Bryter Layter and Aquarelle, and his music has been released on the Root Strata, Digitalis, Peasant Magik and Students of Decay labels.

John's film and video works have exhibited widely, notably at the San Francisco Cinematheque Crossroads Festival, The San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, Transmediale in Berlin, The Impakt festival in the Netherlands and Videoex in Zurich. His archival footage film Mark You Make Believe My Dear, Yes was included in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's Long Play: Bruce Conner and the Singles Collection in 2010, and his video Between Subjects was featured as part of a collection of highlights marking the 20th anniversary of the Freewaves Biennial of Experimental Video and Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Interested in consigning works by John Davis? Learn more »

Terms & Conditions

Please note for international shipment, it is the Buyer’s sole responsibility to identify and obtain any necessary export, import, or other permit or license for the lot. Paddle8 and the seller make no representations or warranties as to whether any lot is or is not subject to export or import restrictions. The delay in obtaining or the denial of any permit or license shall not justify cancellation or rescission of the sale contract or any delay in payment.

The Big Sleep, 2014
Lot Number 027
Super 8 film cartridge, framed paper, wall mount pedestal
12 x 18 x 4 in (30.48 x 45.72 x 10.16 cm) - Dimensions include frame
Unique
Courtesy of the artist
Signed on verso

Online bidding for this work ended on November 15, 2014 at 3:00pm ET.

Interested in this work? Contact us.

We’ll add this work to your watch list and notify you shortly before the auction ends.

Get alerts about new works by

John Davis
The Big Sleep
  • Dimensions
    12 x 18 x 4 in (30.48 x 45.72 x 10.16 cm) - Dimensions include frame