Aleks Danko

  1. 2019
    “Are we done? I’d like to get back to staring at nothing”
    Aleks Danko

    “Are we done? I’d like to get back to staring at nothing”

    , 2019
    Photo: Teresa Hsieh
    NO! NO! NO! NO MORE MUSEUM OF CRÈCHE ART – cut the boredom (after Bruce Nauman)
    Aleks Danko

    NO! NO! NO! NO MORE MUSEUM OF CRÈCHE ART – cut the boredom (after Bruce Nauman)

    , 2019
    Felt, plywood, synthetic polymer, painted steel, textiles, battery clock
    Dimensions variable
    NO! NO! NO! NO MORE MUSEUM OF CRÈCHE ART – cut the boredom (after Bruce Nauman) (detail)
    Aleks Danko

    NO! NO! NO! NO MORE MUSEUM OF CRÈCHE ART – cut the boredom (after Bruce Nauman) (detail)

    , 2019
    Felt, plywood, synthetic polymer, painted steel, textiles, battery clock
    Dimensions variable
    MADE IN ROOM MANIA (after Brancusi)
    Aleks Danko

    MADE IN ROOM MANIA (after Brancusi)

    , 2019
    Zinc plated steel, clamps, wood, felt
    340 x 119 x 143cm
    LÄMPIMÄMPI (trans. from Finnish – ‘warmer’)
    Aleks Danko

    LÄMPIMÄMPI (trans. from Finnish – ‘warmer’)

    , 2019
    Wood, felt, polymer paint
    90 x 119 x 143cm
    LÄMPIMÄMPI (trans. from Finnish – ‘warmer’) (detail)
    Aleks Danko

    LÄMPIMÄMPI (trans. from Finnish – ‘warmer’) (detail)

    , 2019
    Wood, felt, polymer paint
    90 x 119 x 143cm
    “Are we done? I’d like to get back to staring at nothing”
    Aleks Danko

    “Are we done? I’d like to get back to staring at nothing”

    , 2019
    Installation view
    … Mr. Knott: “If you look and see nothing, there’s nothing to see.” (after Samuel Beckett and mask by Jude Walton)
    Aleks Danko

    … Mr. Knott: “If you look and see nothing, there’s nothing to see.” (after Samuel Beckett and mask by Jude Walton)

    , 2019
    French polished timber, papier-mâché, shellac
    205 x 36 x 25cm
  2. 2018
    Some things are better than others …#1 A little morning drizzle, but mainly fine …
    Aleks Danko

    Some things are better than others …#1 A little morning drizzle, but mainly fine …

    , 2018–2019
    C-type photograph, framed signed & titled on reverse, felt blanket & hooks
    250 x 110cm approx..
    Some things are better than others …#6 Out Of The Box
    Aleks Danko

    Some things are better than others …#6 Out Of The Box

    , 2018–2019
    C-type photograph, framed signed & titled on reverse, felt blanket & hooks
    250 x 110cm approx.
    Some things are better than others…#3 Sudden Sutton Angle Vortex
    Aleks Danko

    Some things are better than others…#3 Sudden Sutton Angle Vortex

    , 2018–2019
    C-type photograph, framed signed & titled on reverse, felt blanket & hooks
    250 x 110cm approx.
    Some things are better than others…#12 Uncle AL (detail)
    Aleks Danko

    Some things are better than others…#12 Uncle AL (detail)

    , 2018–2019
    C-type photograph, framed signed & titled on reverse, felt blanket & hooks
    250 x 110cm approx.
    Some things are better than others…#17 Grid & Walk Away (detail)
    Aleks Danko

    Some things are better than others…#17 Grid & Walk Away (detail)

    , 2018–2019
    C-type photograph, framed signed & titled on reverse, felt blanket & hooks
    250 x 110cm approx.
    Some things are better than others…#19 Silent Invasion (after Clive Hamilton) (detail)
    Aleks Danko

    Some things are better than others…#19 Silent Invasion (after Clive Hamilton) (detail)

    , 2018–2019
    C-type photograph, framed signed & titled on reverse, felt blanket & hooks
    250 x 110cm approx.
    Some things are better than others…#20 Take Me Away (detail)
    Aleks Danko

    Some things are better than others…#20 Take Me Away (detail)

    , 2018–2019
    C-type photograph, framed signed & titled on reverse, felt blanket & hooks
    250 x 110cm approx.
    DYALYSISFOURED MODERNISM, 2019, Somewhere on the edge, of something and nothing … (after Jackie Kay)
    Aleks Danko

    DYALYSISFOURED MODERNISM, 2019, Somewhere on the edge, of something and nothing … (after Jackie Kay)

    , 2018–2019
    Wood, cardboard, plywood, Masonite, C-type photograph
    Dimensions variable
    Some things are better than others…#2 The New Spatial Economy Movement (Jude Walton and Aleks Danko) (detail)
    Aleks Danko

    Some things are better than others…#2 The New Spatial Economy Movement (Jude Walton and Aleks Danko) (detail)

    , 2018–2019
    C-type photograph, framed signed & titled on reverse, felt blanket & hooks
    250 x 110cm approx..
  3. 2017
    WAIT…I think this is where I lost my HULA-HOOP
    Aleks Danko

    WAIT…I think this is where I lost my HULA-HOOP

    , 2017
    Installation view, Sutton Gallery
    ‘…you might as well laugh mate, there’s nothing else to do…’
    Aleks Danko

    ‘…you might as well laugh mate, there’s nothing else to do…’

    , 2017
    Silk-screened texts on plywood, pine timber & acrylic paint
    Dimensions variable
  4. 2015
    MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS
    Aleks Danko

    MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

    , 2015
    Installation detail
  5. 2013
    Strum Danny Strum (mirror mirror portrait)
    Aleks Danko

    Strum Danny Strum (mirror mirror portrait)

    , 2013
    Acrylic paint on plywood in two parts
    44 x 98 cm
    Danny Storm presents Aleks Danko at the Museum of (con)Temporary Mischief
    Aleks Danko

    Danny Storm presents Aleks Danko at the Museum of (con)Temporary Mischief

    , 2013
    Installation view
  6. 2011
    DILLY DALLY SO-SO SHIPPY SHOPPY? HO-HO HANKY PANKY BYE-BYE … shopping for and with the un-dead …
    Aleks Danko

    DILLY DALLY SO-SO SHIPPY SHOPPY? HO-HO HANKY PANKY BYE-BYE … shopping for and with the un-dead …

    , 2011
    Installation view, Sutton Projects
  7. 2008
    It’s such a thin line between clever and stupid
    Aleks Danko

    It’s such a thin line between clever and stupid

    , 2008–2009
    Sand blasted mirror and plastic mirror clips
    59 x 42 cm
    NUTS AND BOLTS MAKE A LOVELY PAIR WHEN YOU SCREW THEM (the optimistic mix)
    Aleks Danko

    NUTS AND BOLTS MAKE A LOVELY PAIR WHEN YOU SCREW THEM (the optimistic mix)

    , 2008–2010
    Technical ink and pencil on blue lake handmade paper
    102 x 72 cm
  8. 2006
    CULTURAL MEDITATION 1949-2006: Your eyes are dark as night and clear as day
    Aleks Danko

    CULTURAL MEDITATION 1949-2006: Your eyes are dark as night and clear as day

    , 2006
    Gouache and pencil on paper
    78.5 x 108.5cm
  9. 2003
    Here we turn everything into fun to kill time
    Aleks Danko

    Here we turn everything into fun to kill time

    , 2003
    Stained plywood, ink on paper
    Installation view, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
    SONGS OF AUSTRALIA VOLUME 15 – THE HOUSE THAT JOHN AND WENDY BUILT (another STOLEN generation mix-up)
    Aleks Danko

    SONGS OF AUSTRALIA VOLUME 15 – THE HOUSE THAT JOHN AND WENDY BUILT (another STOLEN generation mix-up)

    , 2003
    Ink and pencil on paper, each paper
    100 x 70cm
  10. 1999
    SONGS OF AUSTRALIA VOLUME 3 – AT HOME
    Aleks Danko

    SONGS OF AUSTRALIA VOLUME 3 – AT HOME

    , 1999
    University of South Australia
    HO HO Songs of Australia Vol 6
    Aleks Danko

    HO HO Songs of Australia Vol 6

    , 1999
    Chinese Scroll, silk screen print on synthetic fabric, PVC and wood
    Dimensions variable
  11. 1996
    SONGS OF AUSTRALIA VOLUME 1 – CARING COMFORTABLE AND RELAXED (detail of) Life’s Little Plot
    Aleks Danko

    SONGS OF AUSTRALIA VOLUME 1 – CARING COMFORTABLE AND RELAXED (detail of) Life’s Little Plot

    , 1996
    Oil paint on galvanized steel, broken beer bottles, engraved and gilded granite, rubber
  12. 1994
    From Dialogues With a New Window-dresser – DEPARTMENT TWO: For Display Only
    Aleks Danko

    From Dialogues With a New Window-dresser – DEPARTMENT TWO: For Display Only

    , 1994
    Installation view, Sutton Gallery
  13. 1992
    Incident – Ambivalence
    Aleks Danko

    Incident – Ambivalence

    , 1992
    acrylic paint, varnish wood and Masonite
    28.5 x 27.5 cm
    multiple