James Drake

James Drake <br /><em>Can We Know the Sound of Forgiveness</em>  2021<br />charcoal on paper mounted on canvas<br />144" x 288"<br />JD 268
James Drake <br /><em>The Sound of Forgiveness II</em>  2021<br />charcoal, pencil, tape, xerox photographs, push pins, paper<br />84" x 84"<br />JD 270
James Drake <br /><em>The Sound of Forgiveness III</em>  2021<br />charcoal, pencil, tape on paper<br />55" x 42"<br />JD 271
James Drake <br /><em>The Sound of Forgiveness IV</em>  2021<br />charcoal, pencil, tape on paper<br />55" x 42"<br />JD 272
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness (Hands and Feet)</em>  2021<br />charcoal, pencil, tape on paper<br />40" x 28"<br />JD 274
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness (Five Heads)</em>  2021<br />charcoal, pencil, tape on paper<br />40" x 28"<br />JD 275
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness (Head and Torso)</em>  2021<br />charcoal, pencil, tape on paper<br />40" x 28"<br />JD 276
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XIV, XVI, XXIII, XIII, III, XI, V, XV, XVII</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, toner on paper<br />9 @ 24" x 19"<br />JD 278
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XVIII</em>  2021<br />archival ink, iodine, toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 279
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXXV</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 282
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXXIV</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 283
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XL</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 285
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXX</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 286
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XX</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 287
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXV</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 288
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXIV</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 289
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXXIII</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 290
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXXVIII</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 291
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXVII</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 292
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XVIII</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 293
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXXIX</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 294
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXI</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 295
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXII</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 296
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXXVII</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 297
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXXVI</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 298
James Drake <br /><em>Forgiveness XXXII</em>  2021<br />ink, iodine, archival toner on paper<br />24" x 19"<br />JD 299
James Drake <br /><em>American Dreams</em>  2017 <br />charcoal on envelopes mounted on paper<br />19" x 24"<br />JD 251
James Drake <br /><em>Big Mouth</em>  2017<br />charcoal on envelopes mounted on paper<br />48" x 76"<br />JD 252
James Drake<br /><em>Tongue-Cut Sparrows</em>  1996<br />waterless lithograph monotype, ed: A/P<br />19 1/2" x 37"<br />JD 267
James Drake<br /><em>Tongue-Cut Sparrows X</em>  2018 charcoal on paper<br />71" x 52"<br />JD 256
James Drake<br /><em>Tongue-Cut Sparrows XI</em>  2018 charcoal on paper<br />71" x 52"<br />JD 257
James Drake<br /><em>Dancing On the Sidewalk</em>  2018<br />charcoal on paper<br />55" x 47 1/2"<br />JD 258
James Drake <br /><em>Can We Know the Sound of Forgiveness</em>  2016<br />5 panel lithograph, ed: 5<br />106" x 156"<br />JD 250
James Drake<br /><em>Tongue-Cut Sparrows (Desire is not Enough)</em>  2009<br />charcoal on paper<br />series of 24 drawings, 36" x 52" each
James Drake<br /><em>Tongue Cut Sparrows (Inside Outside)</em>  2007<br />2 part video, ed: 8<br />56 minutes and 16 sec<br />JD 110
James Drake<br /><em>Valley of the World</em>  1994<br />waterless lithograph, python skin, ed: AP<br />suite of 7 @ 18 1/8" x 35 1/2" each<br />JD 3
James Drake <br /><em>The Hummingbirds' Equation</em><br />16 prints, ed: 18/20 <br />14 1/2" x 22" each<br />JD 1
James Drake <br /><em>Untitled, video still from Tongue Cut Sparrows (Inside Outside)</em>  2007<br />inkjet photograph, ed: 5 <br />30 1/4" x 44"<br />JD 127
James Drake <br /><em>Untitled, video still from Tongue Cut Sparrows (Inside Outside)</em>  2007<br />inkjet photograph, ed: 5 <br />30 1/4" x 44"<br />JD 126
James Drake<br /><em>Qué Piensa</em>  2007<br />inkjet photograph, ed: 5<br />44" x 30 1/4"<br />JD 132
James Drake<br /><em>Ahora la Tinta</em>  2007<br />inkjet photograph, ed: 5<br />44" x 30 1/4"<br />JD 131
James Drake<br /><em>Tongue-Cut Sparrows (Desire is not Enough)</em>  2009<br />charcoal on paper<br />36" x 52"<br />JD 259
James Drakes<br /><em>Satellites, drawings # 1260 & 1261</em>  2014<br />graphite and charcoal on paper<br />19" x 48"<br />JD 244
James Drake<br /><em>Brain Coral, drawings #1246, 1247 & 1248</em>  2013<br />graphite, ink, and book pages on paper<br />19" x 72"<br />JD 240
James Drake<br /><em>Spider & Glove, drawings # 1256 & 1257</em>  2013<br />graphite, ink, and book pages on paper<br />19" x 48"<br />JD 242
James Drake<br /><em>Naked Chicken, drawings #1258 & 1259</em>  2013<br />graphite, ink, and book pages on paper<br />19" x 48"<br />JD 241
James Drake<br /><em>Brain Trash</em>  2013<br />inkjet prints on archival paper, ed: 3<br />diptych: left part 60" x 55", right part 29 3/4" x 30"<br />JD 236
James Drake<br /><em>Whispers</em>  2015<br />ink lithograph print on paper, ed: 30<br />suite of 7, 24" x 20" each<br />JD 247
James Drake<br /><em>She Dreamed a Bronze Cast Sky</em>  2009<br />graphite, tape on hand-cut paper<br />89" x 65"<br />JD 189
James Drake<br /><em>Artificial Life in the Valley of the World</em>  2009<br />graphite, tape on hand-cut paper<br />91 1/2" x 43 1/2" <br />JD 201
James Drake<br /><em>Artificial Life</em>  2010<br />graphite, tape on hand-cut paper<br />42" x 48 1/2" <br />JD 200
James Drake <br /><em>Snakeskin Engine</em>  1994 <br />motorcycle engine, python snakeskin <br />20" x 18" x 12"<br />JD 185
James Drake <br /><em>The Hummingbirds Equation</em>  2002 <br />inkjet laser and waterless lithographs, ed: 2/10<br />suite of 5, 22 1/4" x 15 1/4" each<br />JD 138
James Drake <br /><em>I Would Not Have Been Hopeful Holding Hope</em>  2006 - 2007 <br />charcoal on paper with photo printed on mulberry <br />40" x 26"<br />JD 105
James Drake <br /><em>Glass Tongues</em>  2012 <br />glass<br />9 parts, dimensions variable<br />JD 224
James Drake <br /><em>Her Tank Top</em>  2008 <br />cast bronze, unique <br />24" x 12" x 2 1/2"<br />JD 121
James Drake <br /><em>Her Italian Camisole</em>  2002 <br />cast bronze, unique <br />1 1/4" x 15" x 19 1/2"<br />JD 123
James Drake <br /><em>His Italian Shirt</em>  2002 <br />cast bronze, unique <br />3" x 20 1/2" x 30"<br />JD 124
James Drake<br /><em>Red Gabriella</em>  2010<br />pastel on paper<br />90" x 60" <br />JD 192
James Drake <br /><em>City of Tells, Opal With a Fury</em>  2004 <br />charcoal on paper with tape <br />24" x 14 5/8" <br />JD 74
James Drake <br /><em>The Dunce of Wormwood</em>  2006 <br />charcoal on paper <br />40" x 26"<br />JD 87
James Drake<br /><em>City of Tells, Salon de Manjer de Napoleon</em>  2004<br />color xerox on photographic paper<br />11 1/4" x 20 1/2"<br />JD 71
James Drake<br /><em>Salon of Eternal Souls</em>  1996<br />lithograph, ed: 20<br />57" x 43" <br />JD 32
James Drake<br /><em>Salon of a Thousand Souls</em>  1996<br />lithograph, ed: 20<br />57" x 43" <br />JD 33
James Drake<br /><em>City of Tells, Study #1</em>  2002-2004<br />xerox and oil on paint on photographic paper<br />24 1/4" x 57 7/8"<br />MC 979
James Drake<br /><em>Most Beautiful with a Cat Hat</em> 2005<br />charcoal and tape mounted on canvas<br />120" x 84"<br />JD 95
James Drake<br /><em>Lock and Load the Golden Apple</em>  2005<br />charcoal, tape, gold leaf on paper mounted on canvas<br />120" x 72"<br />JD 93
James Drake <br /><em>Tongue-Cut Sparrows</em>  c. 1983<br />charcoal on paper <br />approx. 80" x 60" framed

James Drake (b. Lubbock, Texas, 1946) currently lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and Master of Fine Arts degree from the Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, California. Drake is the recipient of numerous awards, which include a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Grants, and a Nancy Graves Award for Visual Arts. In 2007 his work was featured at the 52nd International Venice Biennale and in 2000 his work was featured in the Whitney Biennial. His exhibition at Moody Gallery in 2004 received a U.S. Art Critics Association (AICA) Award for Best in Show in a Commercial Gallery Nationally, 2nd Place. Drake’s work can be seen in many permanent collections including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Blanton Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art, San Antonio Museum of Art, Art Museum of South Texas, El Paso Museum of Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Mexico Museum of Art, The Lannan Foundation, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (La Jolla), Whitney Museum of American Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, National Gallery of Art, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Three books have been published on James Drake: James Drake (University of Texas Press, 2008); James Drake: Red Drawings & White Cut-Outs (Radius Books, 2011); and James Drake: 1242 (Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (La Jolla), 2014). 

 

James Drake, Moody Gallery 2004
White, Moody Gallery 2009
Red Drawings & White Cut-Outs, Moody Gallery 2012