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Fifty-Three Weeks a Year
(an artist's notebook of sorts)

gratuitous image

1 : 7 January | Week 1
  • The Hole of Britain
  • Whose Mouth?
  • Beauty Out of Whack
  • Dr. Bonk at Forty
  • Two Down, Five to Go
  • Not a Good Story
  • Happy Déjà Vu to You
8 : 14 January | Week 2
  • Liz Young
    (unfinished portrait)
  • The Living Is Easy
  • Water is Thicker than Blood
  • Certainty Past Doubt
  • The Secret of Conducting
  • Contemporary Drum Rudiments
  • What's Left?
15 : 21 January | Week 3
  • Thirteen Unprintable Words
    (Unprintable Word No. I)
  • Pharisees and Sadducees Disagree
  • Very Unappealing
  • Familiar Scenes from Popular Fiction (His Fate Was Sealed)
  • Seven Perfect Numbers
  • Why Doesn't Everyone Have One?
  • The Three Proper States of Underwear
22 : 28 January | Week 4
  • Almost One Hundred and Thirty-Five Years of Different Daily Close-faced Cheese (Lacto-vegetarian) Sandwich Possibilities
  • How Big Is It?
  • Cookie Eclipse
  • Practical Urination Considerations
  • The Godfather Triumphs
  • Idiotic Semantics
  • Cremation
29 January : 4 February | Week 5
  • Shit Detector
  • Constants
  • Comatose Suit
  • The Thermodynamics of Accomplishments
  • Cheating with Jalapeños
  • Fun with David and Richard
  • Baited Breath
5 : 11 February | Week 6
  • Heaven or Hell or Paradise
  • Ridiculously Cold
  • White Boy Thing
  • Perfidious Proposition
  • Fifty-Fifty
  • Photograph (no title)
  • Cat Semantics
12 : 18 February | Week 7
  • Mick Jagger 1997
    (unpublished photograph)
  • Trevorless
  • Slippery Ideas
  • Encrypted Message
  • Tower Magnifique
  • Essentialism
  • Room at the Top
19 : 25 February | Week 8
  • Six-Pack Portfolios
    (Rainier Ale)
  • Commodities Speculation
  • I Miss You Too
  • Perceptive Bluff
  • Articide
  • In Retrospect
  • Walking Floating
26 February : 4 March | Week 9
  • Common Objects Upside Down
    (Pint Glass)
  • Nothing
  • The Difference is Only Difference
  • Musical Haikus
  • Disease Society
  • Mature Glass
  • The Novel Approach to Cleaning
5 : 11 March | Week 10
  • Procrustes Bread
  • Encrypted Message
  • Half Millennium Pillow Talk
  • Pictures Mothers Like
  • Iwk Sremab!
  • Waiting
  • Mysterious Tiny Brown Spot
12 : 18 March | Week 11
  • (More or Less) The Same
  • My Money Goes Far
  • What a Dish!
  • Beaten By Computers
  • Skin Leaks
  • Invisible Can Opener
  • Gala Snares Muse
19 : 25 March | Week 12
  • A Segmented Line Only Somewhat Longer Than Infinity/2
  • Slick Idea
  • Sprung
  • New Age Huckster
  • Evolutionary Pressures
  • Impressionist Nonsense Way out of Hand
  • Snake in the Pasta
26 March : 1 April | Week 13
  • An Embarrassingly Laudatory Review
  • This Canoodling Thing
  • RAM in my pocket
  • Turkey in the Toilet
  • Shoes or Bed
  • Unbelievable Story
  • April Fool's Day
2 : 8 April | Week 14
  • Paula Sharp binhexed
  • The Seventh Law of Communication
  • Great British Potatoes
  • Party Out of Control
  • Thousand Day Thousand Year Debate
  • Freudian Field Day
  • Sound Financial Advice
9 : 15 April | Week 15
  • Thirty-One Scientifically Recognized Isogons As Well As Two or Three Impostors of My Own Creation
    (Heptahexapentatetragon)
  • Filicide is Suicide
  • Scientific Mating Considerations
  • This Will Change Your Life
  • A Clean Idea
  • Music for Headaches
  • Final Warning for Possible Survivors
16 : 22 April | Week 16
  • And Now It's Neither
    (sketch)
  • The Duck, The Fox and The Hedgehog
  • Eat Art
  • The Chemical Equivalent of Mexico
  • I Vont To Bite Your Neck
  • I Am Al Dente
  • Fighting Wagner
23 : 29 April | Week 17
  • Seventeen Numbers, Eight of Them Prime, Spelled With One Nine Hundred and Forty-Three Circles In Ninety Squares
    (Ten)
  • Nobody Reads Forms
  • Sealed
  • Superseded?
  • Not Entertaining Rich People
  • Robin Hood Plastered
  • I Blame the Architecture
30 April : 6 May | Week 18
  • Forty-One Lines, Twenty of Them Drawn By Hand
  • Can't Wash, Won't Wash?
  • A Baby for the Oven
  • Empty Heritage
  • The Future's Good
  • Knowing One's Place
  • An Embarrassing Favorite
7 : 13 May | Week 19
  • Ansel Adams' "El Capitan, Merced River, Clouds, c. 1952" Erased
    (Back to High Mountains, Forward to Intimate Grandeur)
  • Do Say
  • What I Do Best
  • Different Explanations for Different Legs
  • Hopeless, Not Hopless
  • Ideal Public Art
  • Crapola Infiltrated His Head!
14 : 20 May | Week 20
  • Twelve English Parking Lines
  • I Will Not Celebrate Meaningless Milestones
  • Hans and I are Like That
  • I Want Beer Beer Beer Beer Beer Beer Beer
  • Aristotle's Illusion
  • Free-Range Art
  • The Problem With Dance
21 : 27 May | Week 21
  • Thirty-Six Propositions for Phone Sex Rated in JFK Units
    "Dial-a-slut hot and horny nymphos live"
  • Pleasant, Not Burnt
  • Tasty Clamps
  • An Excess of Syllables
  • Beer Into Water with Turkey in the Distance
  • Three Degrees of Worthlessness
  • Little Cloth Thingies
28 May : 3 June | Week 22
  • Five Implementations of Three Lines
    (Implementation No. V)
  • No Watermarks
  • Brains On!
  • Boo ig God
  • An Artless Walk
  • Not My Time
  • Up Against The Ceiling
4 : 10 June | Week 23
  • Twelve Perfect Squares and Twelve Almost Perfect Squares (The Latter Being Affected Slightly From the Northwest) Transmitted in Eight Gatherings of Three
    (Perfect, Almost Perfect, Perfect)
  • Eric's Changes
  • Big Blue Notes
  • Digitally Clever
  • Irritainment
  • To Die For
  • Dr. Pedanto, Pedantically
11 : 17 June | Week 24
  • Sabine Diptych
  • Scanning Compost Vapors
  • Friday the Fearteenth
  • Waste to Art and Back Again
  • Running Water After Drinking
  • Sultry Bliss
  • I'm Dead
18 : 24 June | Week 25
  • Extraterrestrial Enticements
  • Transparent Pretenses
  • Little Yapper Dogs
  • Not Very Old, Really
  • Car Frisbee
  • Not Hot Enough
  • Succeeding to Fail
25 June : 1 July | Week 26
  • Scenario for an Embarrassment
    (sketch)
  • Constructive Annoyance
  • Toasted Still
  • Happy Corn
  • Passing Out Properly
  • The Quality Control Committee Strikes
  • Lunch with Chris and Janet
2 : 8 July | Week 27
9 : 15 July | Week 28
  • State Self Portrait Triptych
  • Worthless Art Pro
  • Hidden City Beers
  • Film Director With No Antigravity Belt
  • The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
  • Turpentine Intoxication
  • Gary Winogrand Lives In Me
  • The Lubricant of Run-On Sentences
  • A Tough Act to Follow
  • Museum of Improbability
  • My First Painting
  • My Second(?) Painting
  • Surly As Ever
  • Refusing the Tie
16 : 22 July | Week 29
23 : 29 July | Week 30
  • Deceptive Bulletproof Shields Designed to Confuse Enemy Snipers, Assassins, and Scoundrels
  • An Excellent Education
  • Doughnuts and Wine!
  • Humoring Colors
  • Glass Pistol
  • Soccerness
  • Severed Toe Glass
  • Where Ideas Come From
  • Am I Not French?
  • Copyrighted Mediocrity
  • Wide Awake
  • Before and After
  • Sholem Asch Was Right
  • Skinny Food
30 July : 5 August | Week 31
6 : 12 August | Week 32
  • A Lifetime of Inspiration
  • Another Government Program
  • Nothing Better To Do
  • Two's a Crowd
  • Procrastination: Blast It!
  • Drinking: Wow!!!
  • Aerial Feng Shui
  • Looks Like Photographs by Martin Parr
  • I Like Alex
  • Dreaming Strategies
  • Wine Drinking Time
  • Imprecise Music
  • So I Read Her My Rights
  • The Long Arm of Fish and Chips
13 : 19 August | Week 33
20 : 26 August | Week 34
  • Arsonists against Atrocious Art
  • Positive Negativland Changes
  • Penrose's Last Stand
  • Brick Day
  • Rotten Eggs
  • Ungrateful Gardener
  • Jerry's Kids
  • Exit Lines
  • Catsitting Parameters
  • Hooked on Cockroaches
  • The Twelve Month Year
  • City 20000 Cabs
  • Tickling Trout
  • Progress in Art and Sex
27 August : 2 September | Week 35
3 : 9 September | Week 36
  • Found Pound Sound
  • Rock & Roll Over
  • Bad Actor
  • A Good Alligator Remembered
  • A Bad Sign
  • The Next-to-the-Last Tragedy
  • Princess Die
  • Big Screen Death
  • The Hierarchy of Parasites
  • Queen Eggs Shock Horror!!!
  • One More Look Committee
  • The Only Friend You Need
  • It's Like Seeing Old Ghosts
  • Nine and a Half Tons of Skull Valley
10 : 16 September | Week 37
17 : 23 September | Week 38
  • She Loves Me / Not: Twenty-Three Possibilities Read From Two Hundred and Fifty-Three Petals
  • Talking Like a Dead Man
  • Customs Dogs Tricks
  • Big Mussel Muscle Truck
  • Bulimia Digest
  • Extra Hot
  • High Performance Underwear
  • My Dog Oil Rejoinder to Logan Pearsall Smith
  • Free Drinks for Thirty Dollars
  • Out of Touch with Rainier
  • Baffled by Science
  • Pack Animals in Cars
  • Led Zeppelin's Not About Anything
  • Cat-Sized Heads
24 : 30 September | Week 39
1 : 7 October | Week 40
  • Foundations, Fountains, Filters, and $ome $eriou$ Mone¥
  • Martini Variations
  • The Coolest People Are From Mars
  • Heavy Shitter Kitty Litter
  • An Important Lesson Lost
  • Nice Work, Roy
  • A Just Marriage
  • Plastic Sheets and Nothing to Do
  • Milking Babe in Error
  • Reverse Confusion
  • The Secret of Hot Tubs
  • Memory Holes
  • Utterly Fascinated by the Space Needle
  • An Enjoyable Reunion
8 : 14 October | Week 41
15 : 21 October | Week 42
  • Edible and/or Hallucinogenic and/or Poisonous Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest
  • Point No Point
  • Nocturnal Sock Migration
  • Unpopulated Car Camping Sites
  • Contextual Roots
  • The Inuit Have a Word for It (Sometimes)
  • An Unbelievable Climbing Story
  • Mountain Water Travels Poorly
  • I've Been Raided!
  • Nice Lemon Aim
  • French Customs
  • Statue of the Unknown Suspect
  • Puking Prince Pierre
  • Monaco Balls
22 : 28 October | Week 43
29 October : 4 November | Week 44
  • Princess Grace Slept Here
  • A Trochilidae Conundrum
  • MacMonaco's
  • Art et Souvenirs
  • Three-Dimensional Cabs
  • How Loews Can You Go?
  • Monaco Means Motor City
  • The Art of Gynecology
  • Affluenza Redux!
  • From Monaco to San Francisco to Halloween and Back Again
  • Morrie's Stories
  • First Class Grill
  • Computers On Fire
  • Da Wrong Woid
5 : 11 November | Week 45
12 : 18 November | Week 46
  • The Sammy Game
    (English Version)
  • Alaskan Odds
  • A Grant (After the Fact)
  • Electronic Rats
  • The Currency of Ideas
  • Dog Television
  • Pour Excuse
  • Attacked by the Tamil Tigers
  • Mad Kentucky Scientists
  • False Lies
  • Waterfall in a Box
  • Spelling Tricks
  • Not a Sensible Slaughter
  • The Frame Show
19 : 25 November | Week 47
26 November : 2 December | Week 48
  • Five Thousand and Fifty Percent Depicted in One Hundred Presentations
  • Protected Identity
  • Zesty Technical Tips
  • Modern Excuses
  • A Sharp Eye-Catching Show
  • Gallery of the Future
  • At the End of My Rope
  • Thoughts in a Vacuum
  • Not a Paperless Office
  • This Wrote Itself
  • Greasy Academic Appendages
  • That's Not a Hot Dog!
  • A Day Not Without Art
  • Sugar Frosted
3 : 9 December | Week 49
10 : 16 December | Week 50
  • The Biggest Truck in the World
  • 1995 Was Not a Very Good Year
  • The Fingerprints of Lard
  • Mammoth Standing Wave
  • Mauschwitz
  • The Nine Types of Dead Artists
  • Nocturnal Reunions
  • Amazing Bubblegum Raisins
  • Worm Buildings
  • The Faceless Deep
  • Relatively Ridiculous
  • Giddy-up Ludwig!
  • One Lucky Bastard
  • The Other Side of the World
17 : 23 December | Week 51
24 : 30 December | Week 52
  • Pool Table
  • Poetic Dictation
  • Comfortable Jowls
  • The Seven Secrets of Art
  • Right Number, Wrong Time
  • Impractical Jokes
  • A Black and White Hair
  • A Disappointingly Predictable Eve
  • Humbugmas
  • Boxing Day Barbecue
  • Ian's Sober Rejoinder
  • Hunted By Insects
  • Standard Air Frames
  • What Next?
31 December | Week 53
  • Twenty-Nine Certain Ideals
     
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