Katie Bethune-Leamen
Installation view of exhibition 'Hair did. Nails did. Keep everything did. (Gustav von Aschenbach)'installation view 'Hair did. Nails did. Keep everything did. (Gustav von Aschenbach)''Composition for looking and being looked at and liking (a lot) through looking and then maybe things go downhill from there—Gustav von Aschenbach, Tadzio/Bjorn Andresen, with some bars of Dr. Bronner’s (lavender scent)''jambon bindle'installation view 'Hair did. Nails did. Keep everything did. (Gustav von Aschenbach)''If young Bjorn Andresen was a beautiful chrysanthemum carefully cultivated and displayed during fall chrysanthemum season at a temple in Kyoto slash bindle study and also blobs v. 01''Rabumzel v.01'installation view 'Possibly becoming a problem (i.e. anal retention): Shelf display'detail showing: 'Tiny Silver and Bronze Drumstick Seabeast with Various Sticks', 'Sculpture for confused lonely feelings', 'Ammolite reanimated with plastic wisp'detail showing 'Bear Hug/Death Grip/Hair clips became orchid clips plus a baroque pearl'
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'Untitled (Sophisticated!) with hair clip'detail showing: 'Hideous vintage Kreiss ceramic hobo bear with replaced bindle stick and bag' and 'Untitled with vintage handknit mohair Barbie hat'detail showing: 'Half of: A Very Handsome Rock and Its Sexy Bronze Twin', 'Excellent printer’s colour blocks on found Doritos bags, misplaced, and therefore replaced', 'I Dunno',
'Tiny Blob with Stick and Bangle bronze', 'Bad Yogurt Lavender Times', 'Tiny'If young Bjorn Andresen was a beautiful chrysanthemum carefully cultivated and displayed during fall chrysanthemum season at a temple in Kyoto slash bindle study and also blobs v. 02—Slinky fat foot plus some bad porcelain math problems''Looming Purple Blob with Bangles/Earrings'installation view: 'Hair did. Nails did. Keep everything did. (Gustav von Aschenbach)''Bokashi box really giving it, here with hikimayu eyebrows in cream, swags that are straight up dirty while also being celebratory and aggrandizing I think, etc.'detail from 'Bokashi box really giving it, here with hikimayu eyebrows in cream, swags that are straight up dirty while also being celebratory and aggrandizing I think, etc.''Things happened: Neapolitan ice cream, Monet’s Giverny straw hat, stack on porcelain rock and whatnot''Things happened: Neapolitan ice cream, Monet’s Giverny straw hat, stack on porcelain rock and whatnot''(Krang) Always has seemed like a good stand-in for thoughts about being, and also object + display device, mango toes, banana hand'Installation view, upstairs: 'Hair did. Nails did. Keep everything did. (Gustav von Aschenbach)'Installation view, upstairs: 'Hair did. Nails did. Keep everything did. (Gustav von Aschenbach)'Installation view, upstairs: 'Hair did. Nails did. Keep everything did. (Gustav von Aschenbach)''A composition for Ilulissat, Greenland (that they didn’t ask for), with PYHIAHP (a rainbow I can stick my head in but note the order of the spectrum), with porcelain walrus skulls after the ones in the amazing living room window display, as well as ReallInstallation view, upstairs: 'Hair did. Nails did. Keep everything did. (Gustav von Aschenbach)''You know when someone is talking to someone who is being really uptight or, like, pissily controlling, and the first person tells the second they need to get laid?: (Arrangement of ‘Drawing sculptures when you cannot make sculptures becomes drawing’)''Gap-Greeter v. 02''You know when someone is talking to someone who is being really uptight or, like, pissily controlling, and the first person tells the second they need to get laid?: (Arrangement of ‘Drawing sculptures when you cannot make sculptures becomes drawing’)'Installation view, upstairs: 'Hair did. Nails did. Keep everything did. (Gustav von Aschenbach)''Composition with: Really It’s A Lot Bigger, A Lot Darker, And A Lot Heavier No. 08, Ghostface repeat fabric (possibly for Hologram Tupac), Hikimayu Eyebrows— phosphorescent green colour, and some custom, cotton bondage rope in green''ALL-ONE!: silver foil' & 'ALL-ONE!: soap tone'
with 'Untitled Blob with Bar of Dr. Bronner’s (Lavender Scent)'installation view 'Arrangement of dango emoji forms'Installation view, upstairs: 'Hair did. Nails did. Keep everything did. (Gustav von Aschenbach)'installation view showing 'Arrangement of dango emoji forms' and 'Brown Neon Is Not A Thing v.02''Brown Neon Is Not A Thing v.03 & 04' and 'Blob arrangement foil/shield/shift with pee yellow clips''Doublestuf stack v. 02''omposition for the plastic surgery clinic at the back of the gallery because: Heart! in three neon pinks with blob curtain arrangement and booby-trap dongle dangle'detail: 'Composition for the plastic surgery clinic at the back of the gallery because: Heart! in three neon pinks with blob curtain arrangement and booby-trap dongle dangle'detail: 'Composition for the plastic surgery clinic at the back of the gallery because: Heart! in three neon pinks with blob curtain arrangement and booby-trap dongle dangle'detail: 'Composition for the plastic surgery clinic at the back of the gallery because: Heart! in three neon pinks with blob curtain arrangement and booby-trap dongle dangle'Installation view showing 'Really It's A Lot Bigger, A Lot Heavier, And A Lot Darker #18' and 'Bindle bundle v. 01 (with purple Doritos—Spicy Sweet Chili—poopy diaper/baby carried by stork/Liz Magor hoard) and some visual extrapolation—brown stripes, porcdetail: 'Bindle bundle v. 01 (with purple Doritos—Spicy Sweet Chili—poopy diaper/baby carried by stork/Liz Magor hoard) and some visual extrapolation—brown stripes, porcelain rock studyinstallation view: 'dango emoji'
Dupont Projects, Oct. 2016installation view: 'dango emoji'
Dupont Projects, Oct. 2016installation view: 'dango emoji'
Dupont Projects, Oct. 2016installation view: 'dango emoji'
Dupont Projects, Oct. 2016installation view: 'dango emoji'
Dupont Projects, Oct. 2016'Janus: Anti evil eye Gap Greeter and Admiral Ackbar, fancy times & bangle'installation view: 'dango emoji'
Dupont Projects, Oct. 2016installation view: 'dango emoji'
Dupont Projects, Oct. 2016installation view: 'dango emoji'
Dupont Projects, Oct. 2016installation view: 'dango emoji'
Dupont Projects, Oct. 2016installation view: 'dango emoji'
Dupont Projects, Oct. 2016'Stack—tangerine grey, and whatnot, phosphorescent fireball (Yotsuya Koidan production!), blue frosty nug, grey, slight blush, purple blush (Sottsass prototypes at the Bitossi ceramics factory)''Janus: Anti evil eye Gap Greeter and Admiral Ackbar, fancy times & bangle''March 14, 2014—look at those li’l guys, and so sparse, although yes, bangle, plus tiny silver hat''So many good things—pink & white frosty nug, those 1930s German airbrushed ceramics, stack stack stack whatnot''Alarmingly shrivelled, with stack, and li’l blob and ring one thing with eyes and then a giant puffball Eastern European glazed donut thing, purple blue eyeballs frosty nug, thing thing' with 'Soul gripping crappy plastic children’s charms purchased at g'Doublestuf stack—all the feelings, eyes eyes eyes, peacock, purple frosty nug, Joan Crawford shoulder pads 80s bathroom, blue purple frosty nug, stackity ring stack''Someone has their party hat on hat on (yes, Miyazaki, right?!)'installation view showing:
Pull eyebrow I (phosphorescent green), Pull eyebrow II (fuschia), Pull eyebrow III (salmon pink) on Bokashi Island...detail: Hikimayudetail: Hikimayudetail: Hikimayu'Bound Manet white asparagus bundle, denoted rock blob and uncomfortable pink nubbin on Bokashi Island''Foss goosh (for Bryndis Viglunsdottir) with some bars of Dr. Bronner’s soap (lavender scent)—ALL-ONE!— for good measure'detail: Foss for Bryndis Viglunsdottir'Mmm hmm like your dad says it, and getting ice cream sandwiches. Plus a wizard.' 
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'Fudge, I dunno—peacock eyeball, those German airbrushed ceramics from the 1930s, ring, li’l blob''Chrysalis eyeballs body lotion when improperly mixed with water''Bb stack snacks'You tied a ribbon on Bunny the cat to let her know she was important (or special, or powerful). It happens to rocks and other things too.
And then ideas about ukiyo-e gradients, and those in the backdrops of that performance of ‘Yotsuya Kaidan,’...Untitled InstallationBrown Stripe Neon
Brown Polka Dot Neoninstallation view: 'turn that brown upside down' showing 'Ghostface/Glacierface Pillar' and 'Untitled Blobs'installation view 'turn that brown upside down'installation view 'turn that brown upside down'installation view 'turn that brown upside down''Dr. Bronner's Soap: All-One! (Silver & Soap-Tone) with West German Vases and Blobs''West German Vases and Blobs (I still think I'd like that)'installation view 'turn that brown upside down'detail showing 'Brown Blob with Stick and Bangle' 'Brown Polka Dot Regnbogi'detail showing 'Baby Potato Rock' and various blobs'Farnese Hercules (Disappointing Asshole)''Untitled Blobs''Untitled Stick/Stand with Bangles''Farnese Hercules Turquoise with Pelt Stump''Chocolate Covered Raisin with Stick Friend''Drumstick Sea Beast with Various Sticks''Two Blobs, One with Stick and Bangles''Untitled Arrangement with Nine Blobs''Untitled Beige Blob''Untitled Brown Blob'installation view: 'turn that brown upside down'installation view 'turn that brown upside down''Farnese Hercules (Snuffleupagus)''Untitled Blob (Sea Slug with Pearls' and 'Study for Blob for Beth Jazvac''Sticks with Pearls (Reductive Thoughts About Samurai and Yakuza)''Untitled Beige Blob with Chutes and Another Blob Buddy'installation view 'turn that brown upside down''Brown Neon Isn't Really A Thing'installation view: YOU WIN! (february)installation view: You WIN! (february)installation view: YOU WIN! (february)installation view: You WIN! (february)installation view: 'YOU WIN! (february)'
showing 'Tiny Alejandro Jodorowsky'installation view: 'YOU WIN! (february)'
showing 'Andromeda'installation view" 'YOU WIN! (february)'
showing 'PYHIAHP (a neon rainbow installed at my height so i can stick my head in it)installation view: 'YOU WIN! (february)'
showing 'I Still Think I'd Like That'installation view 'YOU WIN! (fenruary)'
showing 'ALL-ONE! (a bar of Dr. Bronner's: silver)'Untitled Blob with Optional Mask (Object. Face. Sort of.)installation view: 
Hologram Tupac. Other Things. ALL-ONE!
OpenStudio, Toronto
Jun. 27 - Jul. 26, 2014installation view: Blobs for Lawren Harris's Glaciers, Icebergs, and Unknown Things installation view: Blobs for Lawren Harris's Glaciers, Icebergs, and Unknown Things installation view: Blobs for Lawren Harris's Glaciers, Icebergs, and Unknown Things Blobs for Lawren Harris's Glaciers, Icebergs, and Unknown Things--01Blobs for Lawren Harris's Glaciers, Icebergs, and Unknown Things--16Blobs for Lawren Harris's Glaciers, Icebergs, and Unknown Things--03Blobs for Lawren Harris's Glaciers, Icebergs, and Unknown Things--02Blobs for Lawren Harris's Glaciers, Icebergs, and Unknown Things--04Blobs for Lawren Harris's Glaciers, Icebergs, and Unknown Things--18clockwise fr L to R: 'Untitled Blob (Banff Buffet Ice Cream Study #1),' 'Untitled Blob (Banff Buffet Ice Cream Study #2),'Untitled Blob (Alarming),' 'Really It's A Lot Bigger, A Lot Heavier, And A Lot Darker #38,' 'Untitled Blob (Charon?)'Mummer Play: Hologram Tupac, A Very Large Hat, A Very Large Baroque PearlMummer Play: Hologram Tupac, A Very Large Hat, A Very Large Baroque PearlA Very Large Baroque Pearl, A Very Large Hat (Fogo Town Hall)installation view: Expeditions
showing detail: Draft 02: Mummer Play for Two Forms (Slow Speed Chase Transcript). Iceberg and Mummer Blob.

Ottawa Art Gallery
Sep 21, 2012 - Jan 12, 2013installation view: Expeditions
showing detail: Draft 02: Mummer Play for Two Forms (Slow Speed Chase Transcript). Iceberg and Mummer Blob.

Ottawa Art Gallery
Sep 21, 2012 - Jan 12, 2013installation view: Expeditions
showing detail: All-One!: A Bar of Dr.Bronner’s Soap Cast in Aluminum  in  Draft 02: Mummer Play for Two Forms (Slow Speed Chase Transcript). Iceberg and Mummer Blob.

Ottawa Art Gallery
Sep 21, 2012 - Jan 12, 2013installation view: Expeditions
showing detail: Draft 02: Mummer Play for Two Forms (Slow Speed Chase Transcript). Iceberg and Mummer Blob.

Ottawa Art Gallery
Sep 21, 2012 - Jan 12, 2013installation view: Expeditions
showing: All-One!s (Bars of Dr. Bronner’s), Older, Sadder, And All In White This Time, and Helgi Husið: Nóatún

Ottawa Art Gallery
Sep 21, 2012 - Jan 12, 2013detail showing: All-One!s (Bars of Dr. Bronner’s)installation view: Shiny. Object. Person.installation view: Shiny. Object. Person.

showing detail: Really It's A Lot Bigger, A Lot Heavier, And A Lot Darker #18, with Some Bars of Dr. Bronner's (All-One!) and The Minister’s Black Veil: A Parable. A New Edition, With Illustrations .A Third And Final Part: Peary & AhnighitoOff-Season Mummering Situation (Fogo Island): FraserOff-Season Mummering Situation (Fogo Island): JanaIceberg For Fogo Island When There Are NoneAll Together Now: (Ahnighito, tiny hat, iceberg & a bar of Dr. Bronner's)Production Still: The Eyes of Robert Peary / IlulissatProposal For An Understanding Of Being On An Island: Qivitoq/The Wicker Man (Greenland/The Golden Bough)Helgi Húsið: AsgardHelgi Húsið: GimliHelgi Húsið: Hveragerði (Eden)Helgi Husið: NóatúnIcelandic Wool Ghost Blanket, ReykjanesLopapeysa Made For Me By Bryndis Viglunsdottir, With No Headhole or Armholes, With A Top That Looks Like A Glacier, And Eyeholes Rimmed with Black Like Volcanic Ash, As Per Her Suggestions, VestfirðirLopapeysa Made For Me By Bryndis Viglunsdottir, With No Headhole or Armholes, With A Top That Looks Like A Glacier, And Eyeholes Rimmed with Black Like Volcanic Ash, As Per Her Suggestions, SnæfellsjökullLopapeysa Made For Me By Bryndis Viglunsdottir, With No Headhole or Armholes, With A Top That Looks Like A Glacier, And Eyeholes Rimmed with Black Like Volcanic Ash, As Per Her Suggestions, ReykjanesOlder, Sadder, And All In White This Time (On The SS OMD Dazzle Ships 1992 CD Release Redesign)Really It's A Lot Bigger, A Lot Heavier, And A Lot Darker #2Really It's A Lot Bigger, A Lot Heavier, And A Lot Darker #3Really It's A Lot Bigger, A Lot Heavier, And A Lot Darker #4Really It's A Lot Bigger, A Lot Heavier, And A Lot Darker #5Really It's A Lot Bigger, A Lot Heavier, And A Lot Darker #6Installation view of Dazzle Shizzle exhibitionInstallation view of Dazzle Shizzle exhibitionPeary First Espies AhnighitoThe SS OMD SailsProposal for Dirge for Dead Slang / The Office of Dead SlangInstallation view of Gouzenko Hood sculptures in Dazzle Shizzle exhibitionGouzenko Hood #11: (It’s A Thing Covered By A Thing That Thereby Becomes Another Thing)Gouzenko Hood #3, Version 1: (It’s A Thing Covered By A Thing That Thereby Becomes Another Thing)Gouzenko Hood #9: (It’s A Thing Covered By A Thing That Thereby Becomes Another Thing)Gouzenko Hood #3, Version 2: (It’s A Thing Covered By A Thing That Thereby Becomes Another Thing)Installation view of Dazzle Shizzle exhibition showing OMD Dazzle Ships paintingsPeter Saville’s OMD ‘Dazzle Ships’ (1983) Album Cover, Taken from an Online JPEGPeter Saville’s OMD ‘Dazzle Ships’ (1983) Album Cover, Taken from the Album Itself, Shrunk Down to Fit This SupportPeter Saville’s OMD ‘Dazzle Ships’ (1983) Album Cover, Redesigned For The CD Release Of The Album (1992), Taken From the CD Cover, And Enlarged To Fit This Support In The Same Manner As Other Works In This SeriesPeter Saville’s OMD ‘Dazzle Ships’ (1983) Album Cover, Taken from an Online JPEG, Enlarged And Cropped In Width To Fit This SupportPeter Saville’s OMD ‘Dazzle Ships’ (1983) Album Cover, Taken from the Album Itself, Cropped In Width To Fit This SupportPeter Saville’s OMD ‘Dazzle Ships’ (1983) Album Cover, Redesigned For The CD Release Of The Album (1992), Taken From the CD Cover, Enlarged And Cropped In Width To Fit This SupportGhost Chorus: A Dirge for Dead SlangGhost Chorus: A Dirge For Dead SlangPeter Saville’s OMD ‘Dazzle Ships’ (1983) Album Cover, Taken from the Album Itself, Enlarged to Fit This Big WallStudy for 'The Office of Dead Slang,' with Jan VerwoertProposal to Revive Dead or Outmoded Slang Through the Use of Bioluminescent Mushrooms (lights on)Proposal to Revive Dead or Outmoded Slang Through the Use of Bioluminescent Mushrooms (lights off)Self-Portrait as 17th Century Dutch Merchant (After Hals)Installation shot: Picturesque/Picaresque: Shiny Machine for Bringing Tupac Back to Life...'Landscape on Fanny Hill', detail from 'Picturesque/Picaresque...''Fanny Hill Cover', detail from 'Picturesque/Picaresque...''Fanny Hill Cover', detail from 'Picturesque/Picaresque...''Fanny Hill Cover', detail from 'Picturesque/Picaresque...''Fanny Hill Cover', detail from 'Picturesque/Picaresque...''Magpie With All The Gold & Silver Wrappers Collected from Chocolate Eaten By Me And Other Artists In The Gallery Sitting On Installation Guardians' detail from 'Picturesque/Picaresque...''The Guardians''Infinity Cup' detail from 'Picturesque/Picaresque...''Double Dutch Tupac''The Ghost of Tupac Amaru Shakur Attended by an Eames Polypropylene Eiffel Base Shell Chair and a Phalanx of Amantia Pantherina Mushrooms''The Ghost of Tupac Amaru Shakur Attended by an Eames Polypropylene Eiffel Base Shell Chair and a Phalanx of Amantia Pantherina Mushrooms''Proposal for the Use of Tupac Shakur Blankets as Viable Substrate for the Propagation of Mycorhizoidal Mushrooms'detail of 'Proposal for the Use of Tupac Shakur Blanket...''Post Mortem Tupac with Amanita Muscaria''The Ghost of Tupac Amaru Shakur Grows Some Amanita''The Ghost of Tupac Amaru Shakur Grows Some Mycena Alkalina''Mushroom Studio''Mushroom Studio''Mushroom Studio''Panda Orgy' with 'Fucking Pandas' wallpaper by Kate Terry & Gary Colclough'Panda Orgy' with 'Fucking Pandas' wallpaper by Kate Terry & Gary Colclough'Mushrooms of Parkdale--A & N Takeout''Mushrooms of Parkdale--Linda Cameo Salon''Amateur Mycologist's Field Guide to the Fungi of Parkdale'installation view: 'The Valhalla Suite: A Critical Misunderstanding'A 1:16 Scale Model of ‘The Temporary Katie Centre for Katie’s Art’ Sitting on the Stacked Volumes of ‘A Month of Sundays: Alterity and Transcendence—Collected Essays’ and a Plinthvideo still: Me On Neon from interior of A 1:16 Scale Model of ‘The Temporary Katie Centre...'A 1:1 Scale Section of the ‘Nordic Lounge’ Bar'installation view: 'The Valhalla Suite: A Critical Misunderstanding' showing drawings'The Valhalla Inn Tower'video still: 'Outside the Valhalla'installation view: 'Wouldn't It Be (Ice, Ice)''Customised Cooler with Fake Ice and Customised BMW X3 (For Li'l Kim)''Polar Express: Customised Cooler with Bass Bins, Video Monitor (I Like Big Butts)'detail: 'Polar Express: Customised Cooler with Bass Bins, Video Monitor (I Like Big Butts)'video still: 'Polar Express: Customised Cooler with Bass Bins, Video Monitor (I Like Big Butts)'installation view: 'Wouldn't It Be (Ice, Ice)' showing 'Polar Fuck' drawings'Youth with Bear' from 'Polar Fuck' series'Paw Pool' from 'Polar Fuck' seriesinstallation view: 'Wouldn't It Be (Ice, Ice)' showing 'Katie's Custom Car Shack' videovideo still: 'Katie's Custom Car Shack'installation view: 'Bite''Underlit Fake Murakami Louis Vuitton Handbags''1973 Trans Am with Silicone Buttock Implant, and Silicone Buttock Implant on Plinth with Fake Louis Vuitton Fabric Slipcover' detail of '1973 Trans Am with...' showing 'Silicone Buttock Implant on Plinth with Fake Louis Vuitton Fabric Slipcover' installation view: 'Bite' showing 'Glow: Every Colour of Car Underlighting Neon Made by GroundEffects' drawings'Turquoise Neon' from 'Every Colour of Car Underlighting Neon Made by GroundEffects'