Introduction

Frederick Barthelme started making art in the 1960s and exhibited at various galleries in Houston and regionally, and then, in New York, was in the first conceptual art exhibition at the Museum of Normal Art, and thereafter in exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, London, Seattle, Vancouver, Buenos Aires, Texas, and in numerous national and international printed books and exhibitions. Works here are digitally mastered one-off pieces on canvas or paper, editioned prints, short run art books, and defaced or unusually bad photographs.