Daniel E. Kelm and Timothy C. Ely
Kelm: American, 1951–; Ely: American, 1949– Acrylic and ink on paper, with airbrush acrylics, aluminum, brass tubing and rod, thread, and wire edge binding.
Courtesy of Daniel E. Kelm.
Photographs by Jeff Derose/One Match Films.
The Four Elements 1989-2007
“What I’m trying to do is assemble symbols in such a way that a shift occurs in the viewer. Language doesn’t have to be verbal or visual. It can be a sensation. It can be in the form of signals. My marks depart from meaning but they’re not meaningless. They just have a different internal matrix.”