Thursday, August 26, 2010

UNDERWEAR IN A BOX

Alex Gildzen




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Galanos black bikini briefs
Owner:
Alex Gildzen
History:
purchasd in Greece in june 1992
worn at Bill Clinton’s 1st inauguration
worn as 1999 became 2000
used in print #2 in “01/01/01”
last worn 25 sept 2000 while seeing Clinton for final time as president


Jockey pink boxer briefs
Owner:
D. K.
History:
left with other personal items in feb 1998 when he went to St. Anthony’s Monastery to become a Greek Orthodox monk


Old Navy patternd boxers
Owner:
unknown
History:
discoverd in rippd condition at site of Robert Smithson’s “Partially Buried Woodshed” on Kent State University campus in may 2002


South Park boxers
Owner:
Jimmy Schrader
History:
worn as he cleand rooms at Sunburst Inn in Phoenix
removd & given to Gildzen in feb 2003
worn by Gildzen while writing “this constant fingering” on his blog in nov 2005


Hanes gray button-fly boxers
Owner:
Gary Sielaff
History:
left in Gildzen’s guest bathroom in aug 2004


Gap khaki boxers
Owner:
unknown
History:
discovered outside Gildzen’s bedroom window in Cottage L at San Vicente Inn in West Hollywood in sept 2004
used in “Bridge Over Arroyo #4” in nov 2004


Fruit of the Loom gray boxers
Owner:
unknown
History:
discovered in Gildzen’s locker at his Santa Fe gym in dec 2005


Soccer-pattern flannel boxers
Owner:
John (time share salesman in Palm Springs)
History:
given to Gildzen at Inn Exile in feb 2007


Black mesh button-fly boxer briefs
Owner:
Montgomery Maxton
History:
“bought at target in cincinnati, worn many times in manhattan hotel rooms, but never worn on my heart”
sent to Gildzen as a Xmas gift in dec 2007


Fruit of the Loom black boxer briefs
Owner:
unknown
History:
found in men’s locker room in Grand Chateau in Las Vegas in july 2008


Towncraft patternd boxers
Owners:
Al Gildzen
Alex Gildzen
History:
bought by Sal Kovach along with 3 other pairs for Gildzen Sr. who was buried in one pair
brought back to Santa Fe where they became outerwear for his son
last worn at Coral Sands in Hollywood in aug 2010 where Gildzen was
photographd wearing them at door of room 215 by nite clerk Pablo morning after a final cruise around balcony






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