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Independent(s)
A survey of work from 2010 to 2018
Paley Gallery- Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA_January 28th - March 11th, 2017
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Entrance and Title
Exhibition Overview: Mark Stockton: Independents
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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Entrance
Exhibition Overview: Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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Facing Entrance
Exhibition Overview: Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
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9 Drawings From Left to Right:
1. (Kathleen Hanna, Bikini) Kill, 2. Angela (Davis), 3. Mask 1 (Pussy Riot), 4. Mask 2 (Gorilla Girl), 5. (Alice) Neel (after Mapplethorpe),
6. (Joan) Didion's Hands (after Julian Wasser), 7. (Georgia) O'Keefes's Hands (after Stieglitz), 8. Patti (Smith) (after Mapplethorpe), 9. Gertrude (Stein) (after Beaton)
All drawings: 30” x 22,” Graphite on Arches Paper, 2017
Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

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(Alice) Neel (after Mapplethorpe),
30” x 22,” Graphite on Arches Paper, 2017
Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
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(Alice) Neel (after Mapplethorpe),
30” x 22,” Graphite on Arches Paper, 2017
Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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(Joan) Didion's Hands (after Julian Wasser) and (Georgia) O'Keefes's Hands (after Stieglitz)
Each drawing: 30” x 22,” Graphite on Arches Paper, 2017
Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

 
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Mask 1 (Pussy Riot) and Mask 2 (Gorilla Girl)
Each drawing: 30” x 22,” Graphite on Arches Paper, 2017
Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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Facing Back Room
Exhibition Overview: Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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3 Drawings From Left to Right:
(Kathleen Hanna, Bikini) Kill, Angela (Davis) and Mask 1 (Pussy Riot)
All drawings: 30” x 22,” Graphite on Arches Paper, 2017
Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

 
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American Bookshelf, Sontag and General I-IV
Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

click here to link to a page that includes the drawings on the back wall (General I-V) from the 2012 exhibition General Index
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American Bookshelf, 2017

Viewers were welcome to sit and look this collection of photo compilations that attempt to define an America identity.

Stockton has highlighted certain cross connections between images with color-coded tabs.

Books Included: 
Top Row: 

Brady's Civil War Journal: Photographing the War, Mathew Brady (1861-65)

Photographer of the Southwest, Adam Clark Vroman (1856-1916)

Wisconsin Death Trip, Michael Lesy with photos by Charles Van Schaik from 1890 and 1910 (1974)

Dorothea Lange: Photographs Of A Lifetime: An Aperture Monograph, (2005)

American Photographs, Walker Evans, (1938)

The Americans, Robert Frank (1958)

Gordon Parks: I Am You: Selected Works (1934–1978)

Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph (1972)

 

Bottom Row:

Guide, William Eggleston (1976)

Tulsa, Larry Clark (1971)

American Surfaces, Stephen Shore (2005)

American Prospects, Joel Sternfeld: (1987)

America, Zoe Strauss  (2008)

From Here to There: Alec Soth's America (2010)

A Period of Juvenile Prosperity, Mike Brodie (2013)

House of Coates, by Brad Zellar and Alec Soth (2014)

Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

 
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American Bookshelf, 2017
(Detail of
Wisconsin Death Trip by Michael Lesy)

Viewers were welcome to sit and look this collection of photo compilations visually flagged by Stockton.

 
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[Susan] Sontag (after Hujar)

30” x 22”, Graphite on Arches Paper, 2017

 

Including 5 panels stacked on top:  
9/11,  4” x 6”, Abu Ghraib,  4” x 4” (diamond), Paul Thek (after Hujar), 4” x 6”, Sarajevo, 4” x 4”, Man Being a Woman (after Arbus), 4” x 4”


Susan Sontag books on table:

On Photography (1977)
and Regarding the Pain of Others (2003)

 (Headphones- playing excerpts from both books)


Installed as part of Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

 
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 5 panels:  9/11,  4” x 6”, Abu Ghraib,  4” x 4” (diamond), Paul Thek (after Hujar), 4” x 6”, Sarajevo, 4” x 4”, Man Being a Woman (after Arbus), 4” x 4”
Detail of top corner of :[Susan] Sontag (after Hujar)

30” x 22”, Graphite on Arches Paper, 2017


Installed as part of Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

 
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Facing Side Room
Exhibition Overview: Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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Facing Side Room
Exhibition Overview: Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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J. Edgar Hoover, Double
Graphite on Panel with Mirror, 16“ x 22“, 2015
Book on mirror: Crime and Punishment , 1866
Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Nov. 1821 – Feb.1881)

Note: The Thatcher effect or Thatcher illusion is a phenomenon where it becomes more difficult to detect local feature changes in an upside-down face, despite identical changes being obvious in an upright face. The effect was originally created by Psychology Professor Peter Thompson in 1980.

 
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A re-Installation of works from the 2015 exhibit
Of Consquence

As installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

click here to link to a page that includes works from the original exhibition Of Consequence
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Re-Installation of works from the 2015 exhibition: Of Consquence
Note: The works both inside and outside of this room were meant to reflect on 2016/17 political situation.
Most of these drawings appeared together in Of Consequence at Vox Populi in December of 2015. This new arrangement is based on the events of this past year- 2016.

In the room behind the red stantion:
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

Graphite on 2 Sheets of BFK RIVES Paper
122” x 92”

Headphones on the left playing an episode from

the podcast Benjamen Walker’s Theory of Everything (TOE)

Episode: Useful Idiots (Still more adventures in Surveillance, Part V)

https://toe.prx.org/2016/12/useful-idiots/

Headphones on the right playing excerpts from:

The Idiot, 1868-69 by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881)

and

Part I from Notes from Underground, 1864by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881)

Note: To be listened to while viewing the drawing Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.

As installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

click here to link to a page that includes works from the original exhibition Of Consequence
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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Graphite on 2 Sheets of BFK RIVES Paper
122” x 92”

As installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
click here to link to a page that includes works from the original exhibition Of Consequence
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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Graphite on 2 Sheets of BFK RIVES Paper
122” x 92”

Flanked by previously unexhibited works (see details below).

As installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

 
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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Graphite on 2 Sheets of BFK RIVES Paper
122” x 92”

Flanked on the right by “The only thing that interests me…” a previously unexhibited set of works (see details below).

As installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

 
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Detail of Right wall:
“The only thing that interests me…” [Vladislov Surkov]

stacked with drawings on panels of Allen Ginsberg (4” x 3”), Tupac Shakur (4” x 2.5”), and Jackson Pollock (3” x 4”)

Graphite on Arches on Panel, 9” x 10”, 2017


As installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Graphite on 2 Sheets of BFK RIVES Paper
122” x 92”

Flanked on the left by a drawing of "Trump" which was excerpted out of the series New York/Net Worth
and exhibited in Wayward Bound at RARE gallery, which you can see in Group Exhibitions (see details below)

As installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

 
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Trump (excerpted panel from New York, Net Worth)

10” x 8” Silverpoint on custom panels.

2013

 
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Index
4 Panels, Acrylic Guoache on 47.5" x 29.5" Custom Panels, 2012
On the right: visual color-coded archives of images that expand on the portriats in the panels.

As installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
click here to link to a page that includes the drawings and prints in the 2012 exhibition General Index
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Index
4 Panels, Acrylic Guoache on 47.5" x 29.5" Custom Panels, 2012
On the right: visual color-coded archives of images that expand on the portriats in the panels.

As installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

click here to link to a page that includes the drawings and prints in the 2012 exhibition General Index
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Index
32 (13"x19") Prints each containing 8 images. This compendeum acts as a visual color-coded archive of images that expand on the portriats in the panels.
The viewer is allowed to handle and sort the prints on the shelf- up to 8 at a time.

As installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
click here to link to a page that includes the drawings and prints in the 2012 exhibition General Index
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Facing the back left corner: Index and a small corner of works on Kurt Cobain

Exhibition Overview: Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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Facing the back right corner, facing The Hunters and the entrance to The World (This One)

Exhibition Overview: Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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Hunters
charcoal on four 29.5" x 47.5" custom drawing panels, 2010

Exhibition Overview: Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
click here to link to a page that includes the drawings in the 2010 exhibition Flesh for Worms
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Facing back right entrance to re-instalation of The World (This one)
Previously unexhibited drawings and take away poster on the ground.

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
click here to link to a page that details this work in the 2013 exhibition The World (This One)
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Facing back right entrance to re-instalation of The World (This one)
Previously unexhibited drawings and take away poster on the ground.

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
click here to link to a page that details this work in the 2013 exhibition The World (This One)
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Re-instalation of The World (This one)

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
click here to link to a page that details this work in the 2013 exhibition The World (This One)
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Re-instalation of The World (This one)

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
click here to link to a page that details this work in the 2013 exhibition The World (This One)
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Re-instalation of The World (This one)

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
click here to link to a page that details this work in the 2013 exhibition The World (This One)
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Re-instalation of The World (This one)

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
click here to link to a page that details this work in the 2013 exhibition The World (This One)
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Re-instalation of The World (This one)

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
click here to link to a page that details this work in the 2013 exhibition The World (This One)
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Re-instalation of The World (This one)
Walll of images

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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Re-instalation of The World (This one)
Wal of Images

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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Re-instalation of The World (This one)
Detail of wall of images

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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Music and Screening Night held in the installation- The World (This one)
This listening
and screening event featured DJ sets by John McInerney and Maya Smith as well as a live performance by Chris Forsyth of his piece Never Meant to Change the World

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017

 
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Music and Screening Night held in the installation- The World (This one)
This listening
and screening event featured DJ sets by John McInerney and Maya Smith as well as a live performance by Chris Forsyth of his piece Never Meant to Change the World

As Installed in Mark Stockton: Independent(s)
A Survey of work from 2010-2017
Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, January 28th to March 11th 2017
 
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Exhibition Photography by Joseph Hu and Screening Event by Mark Stockton
 
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