a tale of a few cities

Visual AIDS, Postcards From the Edge, NYC

I am in such good company here – who doesn’t  recognize a Marilyn Minter when they see one?

Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over. Visual AIDS is the only contemporary arts organization fully committed to HIV prevention and AIDS awareness through producing and presenting visual art projects, while assisting artists living with HIV/AIDS.

Postcards From the Edge is a unique fundraiser where each of the 1,500+ postcard-sized artworks are uniformly priced at only $85.00. All works are displayed anonymously, with the artis’s identity revealed only after the work is purchased. Featuring artworks by Jeff Koons, Yoko Ono, John Waters, Donald Baechler, Marilyn Minter, Ed Ruscha, Polly Apfelbaum, Adam Fuss, Kiki Smith, John Baldessari, Louise Fishman, Ross Bleckner, Barry McGee, Kay Rosen, Marcel Dzama, Jonathan Lasker, Mary Heilmann, Louise Lawler, Bill Jensen, Jane Hammond, Ann Hamilton, Hans Haacke, William Wegman, Kate Shepherd, Zoe Leonard, Jack Pierson, Lawrence Weiner, Pat Steir, Thomas Woodruff and over 1450 others.

There will be a Preview Party Friday, January 6 from 6 – 8 p.m. The Benefit Sale of postcard-sized art begins on Saturday, January 7th from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and continues through Sunday, January 8th from Noon until 4 p.m.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit VisualAIDS.

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My Submission to Postcards from the Edge, NYC

Peter Combe, Damien Hirst at SFMOMA, 2011 

Above is my submission to Postcards from the Edge, NYC. When I saw Andy Bosselman’s photo of San Francisco based artist, Xiang Gao outside SFMOMA – I cracked up and knew I wanted to incorporate Damien Hirst‘s noggin.

Postcards from the Edge is an exhibit and benefit sale of over 1500 one-of-a-kind postcard-size works of art by established and emerging artists. All artworks at Postcards from the Edge benefit are exhibited anonymously. The works are signed on the back only and though viewers receive a list of all participating artists, they don’t know who created which piece until purchased.

Postcards from the Edge will be hosted at Cheim & Read from January 6-8, 2012

Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue and supporting HIV+ artists.

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Peter Combe, Pb18, Photo LA

Peter Combe, Pb18 Head (detail), Mixed media/punched household paint chips, 33 x 32″, 2010

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My Shared Exhibit

l. Andy Warhol, Self Portrait, 1967, Screenprint, Silver-coated paper, 22×21″, r. Peter Combe, 09h16473 Head, 2009, Mixed media, 11×16″
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Peter Combe, Pink Interference, 32″ x 39″, mixed media, 2009

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December 4 – January 31, 2011

Reception: Saturday, December 4, 6-9pm

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SMITH ANDERSEN NORTH

20 Greenfield Avenue
San Anselmo, CA 94960 USA

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Parallels

Posted in paper based art, Parallels by petercombe on May 17, 2010

L. PAP(I)ER FASHION, An exhibition by Museum Bellerive in co-operation with the ATOPOS Cultural Organization, Athens.
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R. Peter Combe, Zaha, Archival Paper strips (⅛ x 24″), 2007, 32×54″, Photo, Mark Mushet

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Peter Combe, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts

Posted in Art, paper based art, Peter Combe Art by petercombe on July 1, 2009

 Peter Combe, Pink Interference, 32″ x 39″, Mixed media (shredded designer paint swatches), 2009

On view August 24 – September 28

Current Project

Posted in Art, paint chip art, paper based art by petercombe on June 24, 2009

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I’ve got 3 more days to complete this piece and enter it along with the 2 previous portraits for a juried exhibition in LA.

2nd Piece

Posted in Art, paint chip art, paper based art, Peter Combe Art by petercombe on June 23, 2009

Again 4,800 hole punched dots – 6mm each. They are punched from BEHR paint chips.  Artwork’s dimension framed is 20×16″.

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