Mike Kelley Dead by Suicide

Mike Kelley, revered artist formerly of the band Destroy All Monsters, was reported  by The Observer to have passed away today.  Further information is pending at this point.  Confirmation of Kelley’s death beyond word-of-mouth is yet to be received.

UPDATE:  It has just been confirmed that Kelley, age 58, has died, having taken his own life in his Los Angeles home.  Helene Winer, of New York’s Metro Pictures gallery and a long-time associate of the “abject” artist, confirmed the suicide and mentioned that Kelley had been suffering with depression.



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