Posts Tagged ‘Drew Heitzler’

Drew Heitzler at Parapet Real Humans

Drew Heitzler. Drew Heitzler, 2016; installation view, Parapet Real Humans, St. Louis, Courtesy of Parapet Real Humans.

A small crowd gathered within the intimate space of Parapet Real Humans, in St. Louis, waiting to hear the California-based artist Drew Heitzler deliver his artist talk on the opening night of his solo exhibition. Projected onto one of the gallery’s white paint-covered windows was a stop-motion video of the green-clay humanoid Gumby, pawing at a piano with fingerless hands. The appropriated footage had been[…..]

Interview with Drew Heitzler

Drew Heitzler rephrases history in ways that seem both furtive and strangely revealing. In his most recent work, he culls characters, settings, and plots from the visual history of the still-young Los Angeles. Rearranging and re-imagining three films from the early 1960s, all of them productions in which the rebel spirit of Easy Rider seems to be slowly eating into the stylized melodrama of noir,[…..]