Neke Carson, Card Invitation, LaRocka, 1980


Invitation to the “private party celebrating the birth of the new wave modeling agency LaRocka,”  Bond International Casino, Wednesday, July 23, 1980, two-sided, offset printed on folded card stock.  8 ½ x 11 in.

Comes with a short statement written and signed by Neke Carson explaining the concept behind the La Rocka Modeling Agency.

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New Beaut, Neke Carson, artist statement, LaRocka Models

Statement signed by artist

Neke Carson


The Strange World of Neke Carson: Early Works, 1970–85

This is a show filled with unusual masterpieces: psychologically-charged drawings that hint at impropriety; ephemera from guerrilla performances staged in Soho galleries without permission; the notorious rectal-realist paintings created with a paintbrush in his behind; and objects connected with ventures like Carson’s LaRocka Modeling Agency and LaRocka Nite Club (later…