Gary Simmons

Gary Simmons

Graveside service for Mr. Gary Simmons, 59, of Hockley, Texas, formerly of Henderson, will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, November 11, 2022, at Zion Hill Cemetery with Rev. Frank Layne officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6...
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Gary Simmons

Gary Allan Simmons, age 78, of Clintonville, passed away July 4, 2022, at The Pines in Clintonville. Gary was born on Dec. 3, 1943, in White Lake, to the late Alvin and Florence (Buettner) Simmons. Gary was a graduate of Cedarburg High School. On Feb. 2, 1968, he was united...

Aspen Art Museum to honor Gary Simmons at ArtCrush

The Aspen Art Museum will honor multidisciplinary artist Gary Simmons at the 2022 ArtCrush with the Aspen Award for Art, the museum announced Thursday. The honor has been given annually since 2005 at the museum’s ArtCrush Gala to recognize outstanding contemporary artists. Past winners have included Mary Weatherford, Lisa Yuskavage, Marilyn Minter, Roni Horn, Tom Sachs, Teresita Fernández, Ernesto Neto, Lorna Simpson, Gabriel Orozco, Lawrence Weiner and Rashid Johnson.
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Gary Simmons on how his artwork ‘forces you to go down certain parts of memory lane’

On April 9, under a blistering sun, poet Yesika Salgado recited tender odes to her childhood and scorching takedowns of former lovers in between passionate Spanish-language verses belted by balladeer San Cha. The two L.A.-based acts were the latest artists to perform in the Black Ark series, a slate of free, public, live events set in the outdoor courtyard of the Hauser & Wirth gallery complex.

ESG Outlook: Gary Simmons of Delivering Good on Smart Solutions for Excess Inventory

Click here to read the full article. In this Q&A, Gary Simmons of Delivering Good discusses turning the negative aspect of excess fashion inventory in a social positive.  This content is for Limited, SJ Promo- 40% off, Annual, SJ Promo 50% off, $2/ Week, $3 / Week, SJ Promo- 25% off and $15 a Month members only. You can read up to five free articles each month with a Limited Level Subscription. Please visit the site and log in, or subscribe to read. More from Sourcing JournalCaleres Downsizes SKU Count 10% in 'Edit to Win' Brand StrategyUkrainian Denim Brand Kseniaschnaider Calls for Financial SupportUnder Armour Expects 10% Revenue Headwinds in Upcoming 'Transition' QuarterBest of Sourcing JournalDTC Explainer: Everything You Need to Know about Direct-to-ConsumerTariffs and Their Place in the American EconomyThe AEPC: Learning More About India’s Apparel Export Promotion Council
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Gary Simmons Makes Art that Clarifies by Blurring the Lines

Remember Honey, or Bosko, or the chattering crows in Dumbo? Probably not, because they were animated characters and features whose heyday was generations ago, and who’ve been quietly excised from the canon of late on account of their racism. All the more reason for their revival by painter and sculptor Gary Simmons, who uses pop culture as source material but is not at all a Pop artist. With shady joy and wit and a post-AbEx style, Simmons has spent decades excavating American history, especially through the lens of art and music, in search of dark corners to illuminate, histories to challenge and/or reclaim, and impactful cultural experiences to share in community.

‘The Residue of a Performance You Never Get to See’: Gary Simmons Discusses His First Show at Hauser & Wirth with Thelma Golden

Click here to read the full article. As part of the festivities ahead of the opening of the 2022 edition of Frieze Los Angeles on Thursday, Hauser & Wirth hosted two conversations with the artists who are the subject of just-opened exhibitions at the gallery’s Downtown L.A. space, Phyllida Barlow and Gary Simmons. The latter spoke with one of his longtime collaborators, Thelma Golden, the director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem. The two first began their conversations 30 years ago, ahead of Simmons’s inclusion in the 1993 Whitney Biennial and Golden’s groundbreaking 1994 exhibition “Black Male:...

Gary Simmons | 'Remembering Tomorrow' at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles

Hauser & Wirth presents Remembering Tomorrow, Gary Simmons’ first exhibition with the gallery, which will span both North Galleries and the outdoor courtyard starting February 17th through May 22nd, 2022. The exhibition will present new paintings, wall drawings, and sculpture, as well as the famous installation ‘Recapturing Memories of the Black Ark,’ originally created for Prospect New Orleans in 2014 and presented for the first time in Los Angeles now.
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ELKHART – Gary Lynn Simmons, 71, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021. He was born Aug. 1, 1950 to Ivan and Nellie (Rankin) Simmons in Hugoton. He married Laurie Ridenour May 9, 1970. She survives. He was a 1968 graduate of Elkhart High School, where he was active in football, basketball...

Gary Simmons, Artist Focused on Erasure and Racist Stereotypes, Heads to Hauser & Wirth

Gary Simmons, an artist whose work focusing on histories of racism and latent forms of violence has garnered mass acclaim, will now be represented by Hauser & Wirth, a mega-gallery with 10 exhibition spaces on three continents. He is the latest artist to leave New York’s legendary Metro Pictures gallery, which announced plans to wind down operations after 40 years in business. Cindy Sherman, Metro Pictures’s most high-profile artist, joined Hauser & Wirth earlier this month.