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bumpy ride: back seat hider

Mobilize yourself. Come travel but forgo aesthetic or metaphorical niceties. Its a bumpy ride in the early days of conceptual art especially one aimed to outrage, aimed at the perceived social castration, aimed at a nightmarish urban vision. Disaffection personified … Continue reading

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plastic fantastic: you look fabulous!

Carefully structured violence packaged and passed off as spontaneous beauty, reproductions of the divine mean as a reflection of that inner you. Everyone is a Venus. What is the alternative? The aesthetic condemnation of the ugly as a symptomatic expression … Continue reading

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