Tear the word

what is in a name?

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Bertie dreams

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Bertie sells art
I wish every fair we could have Crate City
Going to ALAC next month and wanna crate it up again but will have to find another fun idea

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Here are some images of other NADA boohs

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the puerto rican gallery by us Roberto Paradise

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Bill Brady printouts πŸ™ sad cuz i thought they were paintings but they just have clear gel medium on top to make it look painted

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Adam Henry one of my favourite artists but weird on that wallpaper huh?

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forgot but i like it

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forgot his name but Cahan likes this guy

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Jay Heiks is that it?

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loading more images one sec

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oh brother in a cute way

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canada

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Untitled fair
paint logs!

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Division Gallery

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bronze
cool!

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argh forgot his name already

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i got to take photos of those wall labels fuck me
oh wait ! that says TODD KELLY i think

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now THESE are real paintings and they have hte logic of photoshop but not the cop out of photoshop

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an awesome Brian Belott notice the red dot yeah baby!

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this guy
Zurcher also

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Ara killing it with the new piece

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and the old one

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best booth goes to Ayan Farah pictured here with her works in Vigo Gallery booth

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she was in Xstraction here in may and these new works kick ass and sold out first hour

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they are forensic abstraction, fabrics exposed to natural processes, buried underground or exposed to light or heat or bleach or volcanic activity -ooh!

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sold

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damn Toby save some for the rest of us!
(our Ayan in the booth sold too)

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almost there

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interesting

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i was so late to go pick Krysta up that I couldnt stay to learn much more except that they were resulting mess from performances collaged together

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love this photo
chillin!

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wendy white is great and ready for her close up!

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these i did shoot the label!

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hard to focus with the beach right there huh buddy

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with anonymous gallery a Katherine Youssef work these are great works

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jocelyn hobbie

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young NJ artist Jamian Juliano Villani (previous studio visit last month on blog)

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not bad for year two guys!!

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bert had fun
they woudlnt let him into basel fair poor little shitter

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i know its not fair i should have said you were my service dog sniffing out my allergy to pineapples and raw pecans

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zonin out

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zzooming in

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things on wires

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#thatlookslikeadick

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its friendswtihyou at erm at Mondrian!

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πŸ™‚

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me and Bert fighting over a jalapeno margarita

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Bushwick meets Basel or whatever it was called

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Jaimie Warren on deck
she told me she had to drink a lot so she could pee her pants on stage

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the blob!

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Little Richard

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and then GG Allin!

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let’s watch Bert eat this doggie bagel from bagel shop

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shot while driving down Alton Rd btw dont try this at home

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oops a daisy

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ok gnight

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one day off of tennis lessons then beach, so psyched and so done!

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krysta

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used to be a gymnast as a kid can u tell?

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i found a toy shovel and dug a big hole for bert

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bert what are you doing

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dig bertie dig!

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ok ill come get you

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i love you you are my little buddy

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im so happy you came into my life little guy! you are so sweet a little brown angel

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i will protect you

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from stranger strangle

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came home to snow and this!

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in Stefan Bondell’s painting show

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Bob Hollman of Bowery Poetry Club

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it was 20 degrees but the people want their poetry!

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richard kirshenbaum is the guy that like invented guerrilla media but he also writes for the observer

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and was hilarious making fun of art collectors

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Jonas Mekas read from his diary

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Lizzi Bougatsos sang a song

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had fun putting this Untitled Scott Reeder 2012 painting on instagram and asking the public to suggest a title for it

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our photographer for Stefan show got a great shot of Bertie too that I will love forever!

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then Kembra took me to John Waters christmas show

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i tweeted some jokes as he told em so check twitter I cant remember anything except how he called some gay dude a “blouse” and they asked why and he said they were a “feminine top”

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just noticed that Aggie Gund is in this photo too whoops!

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ok who wants to see more bertie photos? i do and this is a dictatorship

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pancake face

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Bertie’s first snow! He was born in Feb in Oklahoma and this is his first time in his life seeing snow

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look at his face

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my most previous cargo!

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and Santa Claus taking a big ol drunk piss

Afflatus

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matthew borrowed my camera to shoot his new works for NADA

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bertie says to bring these too

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too cold to move

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wandering the bleak freezing streets

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alone

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but then!

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miami finally came to heat things up

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thats a happy puppy right there

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our nADA booth was craze

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we wanted to highlight the sorta behind the scenes nuts and bolts of art fairing, and the lifespan of the artwork, and art as physical (heavy delicate) reality

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oh balls and now i am way out of order from the iphone camera situation

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my phone is back in the Parisian Laundry Valerie Blass show

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installing Katherine And Youssef

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goog one

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JJ

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returning a TODT piece from AREA whoah

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back before we needed hats scarves and gloves every damn day

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ja it sucks

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damn look how small Bertie is wrapped in joe’s shirt

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at our November openings

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giaccometti steppin out

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whats funny about this photo is both these guys are like 6’5″ but look normal here

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stefan and bert

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bert totally partying

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well at least one day in teh past year i was awake to eat brunch

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bert and joe have same eyes

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oh yeez and then this happened

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this show was really interesting

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i liked his oddly timed and autotuned rants imbetween songs

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he talked about art snobbery too

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matthew was amidst planning his miami basel opera for Shore Club, the guys Thunderhorse who did Salem 2010 with us and also Yeezus tour also did Matthew visuals

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guess who else worked on the show?

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if you guessed Vanessa Beecroft you are righT!

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i liked this guy the best

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there were lots of religious things happening

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jesus came down from the mountain

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and there you have it
i cant copy all the things that he said during the concert but it was pretty interesting stuff and made me think more about this guy as an artist and the power of mainstream success and the art world etc etc

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went home to DC for thanksgiving

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checked out the Alex Prager show at the Corcoran

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emailed out about Stefan’s show

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baltimore training

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hmmm i guess i didnt take any thanksgiving photos whoops

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did you guys see Detroit recently??
google nekst detroit

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oops back in miami i guess sorry about this

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lola

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our neighbor rachel uffner

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peter linde busk

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peter

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katherine and youssef selling rugs!

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the name is
the name is coming it is
Gina Beavers

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what a relief!

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jon on his vespa

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Davina Semo at Marlborough harumph

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and Tap Tap

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the bear
wait i have a lot more photos where did they go
they will have to be tomorrow as the fingers have now completley frozen

For herself to mar

i wonder what “flirt gills” were
or “skains-mates”
or “ropery”

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go home hippy haha

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this dog

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i use all my camera battery in the dog park and none left for the art

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in youssef and katherine’s studio

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leading up to the show!!! so behind on these photos damn

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then me and joe and enno drove up to Brant Foundation house for the Julian Schnabel opening
this is a portrait of may!
it really looks like her, huh?

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super weird piece!
loved this one

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greek hurricane!

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may and bros

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todd eberle shooting some after hours portraits of the big man and the big man

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lola and stella and may and julian

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πŸ™‚

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they have been buddies for like 35 years!

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this is a great piece too

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wheres bert

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wheres bert

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now we are checking out Devin Troy Strother at Marlborough new downtown location

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the basement is full of cowboys n indians paintings

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i saved the checklist so i could type the titles as they are important but then i used the checklist to pick up dog poo

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im sorry the dog poos and i never have baggies

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what do you guys think of this work?

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i am psyched on it

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here is a LINK to read the titles for the pieces they are important

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what else

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now i am at oh man what are they called again

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reena spaulding

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looking at the K8 Hardy show

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with “my man” Andreas!

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time to reflect, Bertie

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now we are at Max Levai’s house for DTS marlborough dinner after

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dont even think about it Bert this is all for me

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cool Andrew Kuo painting

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and that is it for now I suppose as it’s Sunday and I made all the checks I needed to make and met all the people and received the Devendra drop off and emailed the press the images and my to do list now just includes going to eat dinner somewhere nice

dramaturgid

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what else

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back november when this was the gallery was thrown into upheaval by AREA the book and exhibition

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we are still picking nails out of our floor, but we did get some interesting walls out of it

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oops looks like i was photographing some inventory

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Holton
this is a really good one, no fireworks just slight compositional weirdnesses

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Misaki Kawai designed the bar

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steve powers and todd james made the money and money booth

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chuck close in front of his work hanging at AREA bathroom

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Andy Warhol presenting “invisible sculpture” at AREA

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Andy tshirt maybe i cant read the lettering

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kenny in area with his work

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barbara kruger in area

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these people
they are all now 30years older

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despite very unfun continuing issues in this department, the show went off without a hitch!

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even Andy Spade got into the area spirit with his concert in Sleepy Jones window

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double Warhol in front Hole window!

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grabbin for cash

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“naked office” viewable through peephole

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did you know that when i was in college me and Laura Tepper convinved the administration to give us a space to create a student art galery
and we called it AREA
so the first gallery i ever owned was called AREA
weird

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i thought serge was being silly spending so much time on the little stuff but then it was the little stuff that really made the project
this is ABSOLUT AREA hotel soap jello shot

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sandy kim in her bra shooting photos under the chuck close piece in hole AREA bathroom

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jerry saltz shooting linda yablonsky as andy warhol

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this guy!

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we had to have two private openings and both were slammed

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a view through the Hole floor into our creepy basement!

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a Haring mannequin worth over a million dollars and not behind plexi—heart attack!!

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later at the bowery hotel

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this really made it worth it to me, i got to install and show this historic artwork in my gallery
this was in my art history book in college, now it is on my wee gallery wall SIGH!
you know it is from that nazi dude slogan when i hear the word culture i unholster my gun or whatever, ya?

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other cool details

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some pens i bought jon
unrelated

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haha joey frank!

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bertie woudl like to serve you our signature cocktail by our sponsor absolut

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NFS!

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survival research labs
there is an interesting historical anecdote behind this piece as well but my fingers are too cold to type

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julian schnabel boxer
this was in the movie King of New YORK with Christopher Walken

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ben jones videos on teh dance floor

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degenerate art

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a keith haring odd drawing looks like tarot card

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leroy neiman femlins always fun

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the ephemera room kind cool right?

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this larry rivers!

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better view of “mark” πŸ™‚

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then i went to help aurel hang her show in a deli on stanton

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in case you missed the show here are the works

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aurel wanted to do the show in a space she rented so she coudl avoid the pressures or expectations of gallery drama
whereas area wanted to do their show in my space so they could exploit the pressures and expectations of galery drama
and fucking drama-d the shit outta my life for ten days and were out

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maybe i need to take a lesson from her and when people bring drama my way, tell them no thanks I will just do things by myself

spittle fields

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apparently some things happened before paris i missed

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i need to find a good way to talk shit without talking shit

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im feeling pushed around and taken advantage of and need to assert myself

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but am sure that the right place to do that is not on the internet

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inert – net

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inner net

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jordan came out to studio visit and shot nice photo for book of Lola

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i was psyched that someone made this little drawing of me and Bert on the inert net

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the reason i picked Bertie off page 8 of the petfinder.com search results i finalyl realized
is because he looks like my childhood teddy bear Potsy
that is what i think at least

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have you guys gotten to see images of the Valerie Blass show we had

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pretty need puppeteering photo painting thingie

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pointy

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taylor n misaki setting up boob bench

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huey helping anders

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appetizing

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chris johanson and misaki

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banksy tattoo
yeah

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Fab’s baby Julian and Bert the brown streak haha

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Bert got to see central park

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i got to see myself in magainze Harpers

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gotten a lot of milage outta those Dior Holton photos phew!

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i think this is coming up int eh photos soon so im just gonna stick it here

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yes you get to come on this trip Bert McGurt!

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ewww

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passed out at Lucien

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with Jesper and some dude

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BLA!

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so this is me heading to Toronto
I have never seen anything like this before and it created strong feelings of foreboding

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it made me feel pretty stylish with my Shrigley passport cover and custom hat i think too

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we are installing Jim Joe at Copper Cole space!

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these are oil stick on raw canvas

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they are like hieroglyphs or something little pictographs that make little poem

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this one is the funniest. why does it have a bubblebutt

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days of our lives

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i was psyched on this show

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toronto was funny

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i domnt know why i took a picture of this

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hmhmm i am inscrutable

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i took this photo because Bertie is the cutest dog in the whole world my sweet little Bert!!

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it was rainy and cold and i bought Bert his first jacket

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seeing art everywhere
it’s a real inconvenience haha

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they had some fun local writers

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and wasnt too much of a buff

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this was the title piece

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this was the wipe my oil stick here to sharpen piece

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sweet

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sweet

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i hope peopel liked the show! Bertie sure did

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had a lot of vegan food but even that was ok

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Art Toronto the fair was there and it was really weird

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i thought these paintings were pretty sweet

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AND remembered to shoot the wall label thank sgoodness

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this didnt quite work

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ok this will murray was really cool

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Megan from Paris said if you strayed too far from the main area your eyes woudl start to bleed

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and boy was she right!!!

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bad art is the scariest thign for Haloween
I shoudl have been bad art for Halloween

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bert had to pretend to be turtlenecks while we were at breakfast

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then after he got to play with anders and suzy’s doggie

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sullen hippie

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they had in there house a lot of cool art

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look at this up close

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insane right??

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they look sweet as monochrome

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cool

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Suzy’s work was aweseome

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so weird!!
“photography in teh third dimension”
one of our upcoming shows actually

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favourite photo of whole trip
OBV

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now i think i am home looking at the giant cock faucet in Eric Goode’s office

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some film with Heather Graham

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some Pomeranian with some Pomeranian book

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i gotta go home and sleep so gonna rush thru this

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warhol impersonator try outs

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kembra Hole o ween party

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bertie turned evil when i invented a crustless pumpkin pie cupcake

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a costume

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rugrats!
Bertie and Lily denmark’s dogge

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look at me!

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loook to the right!

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now SCREEEEEEEEM

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artforum announced our next show

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stephen dorff tried out to be Warhol and I asked him to sign my e-cigarette

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went to some openings in our neighborhood

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but dont remember anythign about anything

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an Abelow made this

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i can tell by the signature sax

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dunnoo

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Eric and his wife’s new Papillon pupperino

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at Michael Williams opening!

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bert loved it

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what is not to love?
puh-leez

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there were complaints about what was painted and what was digital

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but it will be another few years before people stop doin that and it is ok

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is this a cory arcangel spoof?

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just aesthetically so offensive

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ok that is all for me for now you can see AREA next time!

slow your role

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ok so with almost a thousand photos to upload and post since last blog i’m not sure how much is even interesting anymore
i remember how small the elevator at the Hotel Beaumarchais was
and I suppose I am still interested in it

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this is me in paris during FIAC

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what art sticks with you when so many weeks pass without looking at is a second time?

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the dog with the pink leg running through the Pierre Huyghe show stuck with me
but perhaps that was tied into missing Bertie feelings

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i even visited a pupppy store while i was in paris cuZ i missed puppy smell πŸ™

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bertie!

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Cartier foundation or Prada foundation I forget

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Ron Mueck

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these are all hand carved by the way very important to know that detail

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months and months and months and months

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gross

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“cool”

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had dinner with Korakrit

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at some artist designed restaurant that was wack

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installed Holton and Matthew at Salon Zurcher

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it was fun

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sorry for the occasional instagram overlap

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went to check out Rosson Crow at Nathalie Obadia

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this photo is so derp hahaha

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which ones do you like best i like the abstractions

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instagram filters never hurt nobody

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spent a lot of time by myself

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that i think will be a theme of all these catch up posts

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and am in the process of extricating from my life my one friend at the moment so we will see how that goes

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then i can finally be completely by myself, just how i want it

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oh but then theres the puppy i cant get rid of him…

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so i went to do a big gallery tour of all the paris galleries (that were open :))

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marian goodman i think
and what is that guys name
Richard Tuttle i had to google that

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oh and this i have to google too dammit

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pioneering neon artist multiply ripped off today
Keith Sonnier
Man that took a lot of googling and even google maps
waiting to long to post shit is bad, memory gets real messed up

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some nice space but not so interesting show

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and this i loved these so much

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in this weird basement storage gallery

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yvon lambert was closed lame

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something or other

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some Cy Twombly drawings somewhere

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i liked this found art on the street

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Ropac was real impressive with some not so interesting Chinese painter

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perrotin had its weird circus vibe going
funny how jeffrey was called circusy but to me Perrotin aesthetic is so different than jeffrey’s

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dude look at this

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this show was crazy

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i wish i were the writer asked to review these shows
think how fun it would be just to describe the works let alone critique them

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kinda liked this

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REALLY liked this

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and bought a toilet paper mug in the gift shop

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Perrotin again
imagine if this was the entrance to Hole!

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oops sorry

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moving right along! in the rain

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Agnes B finally

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some strange street art situation

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but not all bad and very diverse

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an artist who N Dash knows who i cant remember

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this was the gallery not the art

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looking for restaurant

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finding restaurant

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interlude

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dude
snails taste gross

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what is the surprise???? i never found out i don’t have grindr

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bleh! go away go home

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i will after the FIAC preview i promise

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getting up early is fun sometimes

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weird detail of mark flood

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javier
so everyone is just kidding about david ostrowski right?

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right???

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Eddie Peake seems like an interesting artist

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a Brendan Lynch painting whoda thunk it remember that dude?

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korakrit hmm there seem to be more burn denim printies around

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ramiken crucible what is that

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i am down for this

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NOT DOWN

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theres always a clever palette knife painting somewhere in an art fair

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liek the photo

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what do yu’uns think of Parker Ito booth?

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i think… pleasantly surprised but maybe pleasant is not the best emotion in contemporary artmaking

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FIAC is so fancy i want to be in FIAC next year

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miriam cahn

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nicolai wallner booth

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that mattress artist always makes that BIG song stuck in my head

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interestin or not interestin?

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mark barrow i really like this one

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this guy!
i was finally going to learn his her name and then the photo of the wall label was too blurred to read

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another miriam cahn

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klara liden everyone loves these
well i guess i do too

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k8 hardy

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erm

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will never remember this artists name as long as i live i think

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love peter halley

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katharina grosse too

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is that nikki de saint phalle”?

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derp

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Emin-ed out from miami cant even look

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alex prager having soon show in NYC!

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mickalene

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oh no one told me i had to read at the art fair bo-ring

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this painting should be the cover of my wee Paris album

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that

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is definitely art

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sam falls im guessing

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roni horn and rob pruitt im guessing

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jules de balincourt

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yo yo yayoi

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Recent address; stuck you for your stash in your pissy mattress; Your mom’s an actress didnt wanna show me the safe; It’s okay, she was old anyway

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“Get Money” would actually be a good song to play in the background for art fair postings esp this silver guy what is his name argh i just don’t care
it’s not ryan sullivan it’s
it’s on the tip of my tongue
it’s
jacob kassay! got it not dead yet still tickin up there

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aiken awesome

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joan mitchell official

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this should have been way better than it was

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haha

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Two Hundo Hunley

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actually i don’t know how much it was
expensive

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everything in this room is expensive

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these letters are expensive

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this messy thingie is expensive

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laura owens is expensive

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alex katz is expensive
i don’t need to say it each time you guys know
this painting is beautiful

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this painting is super sweet i thought theo rosenblum would like it

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i hope this is the right label i cant see when so small thumbnail

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a new Sterling Ruby

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Argh i forgot already

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altmejd

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spencer just kidding

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this guy older artists is it artschwagger?

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cute tiny found photo somewhere

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everyone loves to copy this everyone go home and make one right now!

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these are great Ken Price poots

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this is a sculpture by KAWS

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razor blades on a Hirst

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mcginleys tumbling down at team

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murakami smiles for miles

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painted really beaufitully actually

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everyone loves this too

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quick buy one have you bought one oh down low you’re too slow

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i liked this better in case anyone was comparing

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an oscar murillo painting

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a dan colen wall cut out
apparently there was a second component to this piece but i didn’t bother to go see what it was

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a sterling expanse

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new too i guess!

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this is cool again

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this too

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this is amazing

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funny

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holton’s bro and his wife

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a man on a mat of bats

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pretty fun way to spend a morning i would have to say

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tempting

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andrea cashman sold the piece behind her!

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yum

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ok lets git

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check out the palais de tokyo on the way out but who is the artist again

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parreno and friends
for example this involves tino seghal it just must

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haha out of order ADEK was not one of the collaborators

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i think i got stuck in teh bookstore
oh me and tony had a fun time with this one
fond memories!

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love this photo

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i wish Dash could have seen the Hole

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sigh

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now we are at some emerging fair i think

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i spy Jim Joe

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πŸ™‚

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more on that soon

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those last two pieces if put in the main fair and a fancy booth and a huge price tag coulda totally held up in there

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haha not this one

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oh ok i have to go to airport now, or then, or whenever

Aunty Dote

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if I depressed you i’m sorry
lord knows i do exaggerate my feelings to interest myself in myself sometimes if you know what i mean

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going to Ben and Christina’s wedding, how can you possibly pretend love isn’t real?

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Laura and Josh

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Bertie got dressed up
we had a great time
i wanted to say something during the everyone say something period but what everyone else said was so perfect and made me teary and no way i would ever speak in public while teary

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i had wanted to tell everyone the story of how Ben and Christina met because it is so happy making
whatever the opposite of disappointment is!

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The short version is that Christina came into Ben Jones’ solo show at Deitch Projects in Feb of ’08 and told me that she loved the art so much, it spoke to her in some deep way, that she wanted to go on a date with whoever made it

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i said what if it was made my a little old lady? what if it was made by a deformed troll? she was undeterred

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i think what it is is that so many artists make work not literally to attract a date but to put something of themselves out there so that someone might see it and feel them and be drawn to them, and then to have that happen so literally is so moving to me

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i dunno maybe i am in a “weakened state” when it comes to emotions at the moment

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Bertie is smiling!!!!
his first ocean viewing!!!!

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this is what it is all about btw
not the last post

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willie and bertie became best frineds it made me so happy!
there are other rosson paintings i got to sneak peek while there should i post them?
hold on i gotta resize real quick one sec

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turn your head sideways!

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back home to NYC arnaud did a three day new media show in gallery 3 that he put my paintings in how about that

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you can kinda see one on the right side
it was…pretty fun i gotta admit

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bertie had fun too!
quick who is cuter, Bertie or Dertie?

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back in nyc things were falllllling into place

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got to go to amagansett to see Lola

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wish we had time to stop at the pumpkin festival but oh well

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i took photos of her work and her studio of course but they are on my instagram
and will be in the Jade Hotel book soon so I don’t want to scoop the book!

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there was craze traffic cuz it was apparently Columbus Day?
Ridiculous

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stuck in traffic and a great sunset made up for it

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took a million photos, as is my wont

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check out this cool Dash Snow Ry Fyan collaboration

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the Ry part

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deinstallin’

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stallin’

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reinstallin’!

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HAIR SHOW HAIR SHOW

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going up up up

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i will post both complete shows once the photographer gets me the images cuz mine are kinda bad my camera is fucked

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but i want you to look at some with me!

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misaki kawai

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kawaii!!!
that means “cute” in japanese

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anders oinonen in gallery 3

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he had wanted to name his show EYEBROW HAIRCUT and she HAIR SHOW it was either coincidence or just a hairy month and they could feel it!

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so happy

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ughhhh i am so happy

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this is obviously what is really going on in my life

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this is the real shit

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bertie chewin the art
we will have a doggie haircut event soon in the gallery i promise

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big max!
see the photo at the top of this post? that is max i ran into him when leaving misaki studio and he is who the works are inspired by!

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this is what it is all about
i might as well just go into wordpress and delete the last post!

No nudes is good nudes

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i’m not sure of all the negative human feelings whether disappointment isn’t perhaps the worst one

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when things don’t live up to your expectations

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when you realize things are not as good as you thought, people not as wonderful, the future not as exciting

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when you lose hope and it leaks out until you feel fully deflated

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i feel like an empty balloon at the moment

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probably not the best time to post a blog but i felt so guilty having all these great images just sitting in private on my desktop

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this is Tauba wearing shoes I bought her back in 2008 when she did the 50 50 floor in my Constraction exhibition at Deitch isn’t that cool?
made my New York Book Fair

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here are some details of Kasper’s burned paintings so you can see up close how interesting

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i also don’t want to let on that i am completely pancaked with disappointment because i don’t want to seem weak

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this disappointment does not have any element of revenge, it is not a disappointment that wants attention or pity
it is one that just wants to be left alone

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also i don’t like giving the sense that i am at all disappointed in anything going on at the gallery because that is all so great and positive and happy making especially with our two new shows that opened

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i guess it just wants the people who have let me down to just… ARGH!

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it’s a fine line with expectations. you have to live with hopes, but if your hopes are unrealistic you will always be disappointed

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perhaps recently i just “dreamed too big”, flew too close to the sun haha

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and got singed!

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therapists cost money but blogging is free, right?

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i wish the blog was an oracle and i could feed it images and text of what is happening and it would tell me what was up

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or call bullshit on me

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sigh i never get to actually reveal anything personal
but i do get to type it and then feel better and then delete it i guess!

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this is my visiting davina semo
for i-D magazine
tho this magazine is the current issue of the Journal check it out!

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it’s impossible to have no feelings no needs no expectations no attachments, it’s a fantasy world

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look at the universe that is joe’s eye, and then just think of the neurochemical universe behind it! the unknowability of the other!

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joe’s new toupee is working out great btw

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i am not a happy fun robot, i’m not a thing that just receives input and does no processing and no output! I have feelings!!! ….said everyone in the world always

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i am so low drama, it takes a lot for me to get angry, i am not a gossip, i go very far out of my way to avoid confrontation or problems, i am miserable unless everyone is happy and getting along, if someone is mad at me i ruminate about it and can’t sleep and do everything possible to smooth the situation over.

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joe insists he just “takes life as it comes” with no expectation from others but how long can you interact with someone before some sort of expectation is created, not from promises just from actions?

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[[REDACTED]] no intimacy has been built and retained, you start over at zero every time [[REDACTED]]

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sorry this must be such boring reading today i just have no one to talk to but the screen

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this is davina installing at paul’s place

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an old misaki

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this is an outtake of my photoshoot of “ten young art collectors” also for i-D magazine, also out in November and very excited!

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[[REDACTED]] there is something immoral to all relationships it seems, any time you demean yourself to approach someone else, humiliate yourself for them, insult them by liking, ask for someone else’s anything, need else to be happy, to thrive, to not hate the world, immoral to intrude upon them with your affection [[REDACTED]]

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i can’t find anything to drink in this stupid gallery

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“disappointed in love”
i like that expression, misreading it so that love as a cultural construct is really what has let you down, its promises empty, its hollowness sounded

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i like misreading it as being both disappointed and in love and those two feelings coexisting simultaneously, cuz aren’t they opposites?

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i love that when someone hurts you that your chest hurts, thank goodness, i mean, at least you aren’t crazy

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i should stop typing cuz im just gonna delete it anyway

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i don’t have anything too insightful to say about this show tho
war of course being one of the lamest metaphors for love

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[[REDACTED]] what is that quote about lost regard and it’s un-re-achieve-ability?

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the dog mocks my angst
the dog thinks i am being silly

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the dog just wants to chill at the Bowery Hotel after the Chris Burden opening and order some drinks

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yay for drunk faces! even Bertie looks plastered

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larry gagosian picked him up as he was leaving and bertie licked him on the nose and he giggled

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visiting misaki was not disappointing!

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she and justin have a new studio that is great

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some old things bumping around

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hole check

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ooh!

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an older work dating around the time of “noodle music” in the chicken or beef show

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so good
soon you will see the photos of the works in the gallery tho so i don’t need to post all here

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sketchbooks were amazing

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shit pig fuckers i have to make a new post and i really want to go home and try to un-disappoint myself, to re-appoint myself with this painting i am working on

La Hoot

I like to tell the puppy that it is made out of puppies

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i like to tell it it is made from other puppy’s puppies

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i sing a song to it telling it that is is made from puppy skins

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am i disturbed?

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dogs unfortunately are mirrors and amplifiers of our bad behaviour

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the dog will grow up disfunctional and only other people will be able to see why as only other people can see my faults

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i am completely oblivious to my own faults

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however i AM aware that that is one of my faults

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so how bad could i really be?

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so many people stop me and want to pet the puppy and ask me a million questions

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what kind of puppy
a pomeranian maybe mixed

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how old is that puppy
he is six months old

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what gender is the puppy after i already heard you say HE and i am looking right at his peen
this is a male puppy

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will the puppy get larger
i assume the puppy will indeed get larger

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where did you get the puppy
a shelter in oklahoma

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omg can you believe somethign that cute was in a shelter
yes i believe it because i am the beneficiary of it

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you must get this all the time
yes i do

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he looks like a bear!
he looks like a koala!
he looks like a little fox!
oh that is so interesting

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im just kidding i really like how happy the puppy makes strangers

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but i am going to start wearing a sign around my neck that just says
this is a six month old male pomeranian puppy who will probably grow bigger and is from a shelter in oklahoma and looks like a bear and yes you may take a photo

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i really liked this show BTW

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dont want to spend all the photos grumbling about puppy pestering

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and i really wnat to go home and watch this Harry Potter movie before Joe gets home and catches me

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yay

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so beautyfull

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the dog was sleepy so Jesper and I went to Marie’s Crisis and listened to LL bean guys sing show tunes

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the bar is just a piano and everyone singing songs from musicals
i know all the words to the score from “Little Shop of Horrors” so I sang along to the Evil Dentist song

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“everyone is staring at me that is because i am king of the dog park”

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“all the dogs are staring at me because they are jealous of my abs”

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i get to hang out in dog parks now

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look a three-humper

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oh man so fun dog parks!

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this guy named his pom puppy MACCHIATO

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everyone in the dog park kept saying “oh have you met Macchiato” and then the guy showed up with the thing and they played puppy sniffing games

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then Jaimie Warren and I had a wee artist meeting at a burger place

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i couldn’t resist ordering the dog a kids menu burger extra rare

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what a greedy piggy

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the doggie was really shy in the dog park until yesterday when he finalyl decided to participate! i was so proud of him

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what else

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shit there are so many fucking photos still
no more of hte puppy tho! i promise!

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kembra and siobbahn

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goin up to teh RX art benefit at Lever House

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KAWS Célèbre

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Glori in her cute blue outfit
and Scharfman the honoree of the evening

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cocktails

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Aurel

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Lucien

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Pruitt

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eddie

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whatsherface

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dave sherry what else i cant see
Kadar and Kasper had good works there too

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this was my favourite piece
by Leo Fitzpatrick

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what else
i think we have ONE MORE day of openings to do

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last night!

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paola pivi at the new Perrotin Uptown NYC space

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cant believe i didnt get this in focus

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there was a weird sculpture downstairs that pooted out money!

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if you see my instagram you can see where Puppini caught a dollar bill in his mouth so cute!

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cool

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afterparty

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russian tea room
so pretty

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moo moo moo

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the other floor had art carnival!
i saw jeffrey there he looked happy
he was watching people win Murakami stuffed animals outta the claw machine

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πŸ™‚

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i didnt get a ping pong ball through the hole but Kaws still have me a wee Kaws doll that was nice
everyone is in such a good mood in September it is contagious!

Mordents

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u u u u u u u u u u

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waited too long to post a blog and now have too much stuff sorry if this takes forever to load

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film buff

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fruit? flowers? i cant believe this is a thing

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today has been rough but in about eight minutes im going to go home and watch a Harry Potter movie (unless joe is home and makes fun of me then i will have to watch a ‘film’)

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and forget all about art and art related issues for a night!

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unfortunately due to the nature of smart phones and international time zones I bet I have some art or some art related issues that intrude upon my consciousness tonight

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hopefully no one in Europe gets up early and emails me

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so this is walking through the show Eric Cahan curated at what was Charles Bank and now is

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cool!

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i dont understand why one woudl want to make a Tauba esque spray painting but then make it actually 3D

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i guess i do understand why people make foam vaginas but i wish i did not

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super weird

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kadar’s girlfriend steph but i dont know her last name

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detail

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trophy case

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travel confessional

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too tall to confess!

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franz westy thing was kinda neat

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mexican alien bracelet thing was very confusing

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the dog would like to confess that he drinks his own pee

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this is odd!

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double cone-holio

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its insane that NYC just sticks cones in the holes

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ooh another opening

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this one at Horton Gallery

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i like this

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hunt

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i like the color

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this one is ok

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i shoulda read the press release
the show looked like how i remember the venice biennale

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memory makes everythign funny

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eye spy lewy

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another opening!
marlborough opened a broome street space

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about pizza!

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nate pizza

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kuo pizza

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the best eddie ever

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very happy to have this in my office
look at the phone cord!

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and another opening!
i am doing really good
about going to look at other peepo art not just mine

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ashley bickerton at lehman maupin

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cool sides

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knight!

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bleh!
i liked the show pretty out there stuff

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this

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i went to go visit 38 ludlow where i used to live

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kitchen still crankin out those mystery pies!

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this is new tho
well
not that new

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wow and 18 wooster is now the swiss institute is now a converse marchesa shoe party during fashion week hosted by a-ron

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white ones

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whee!

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sorry i didnt go to any runway shows!
the doggie doesnt have any cool clothes yet

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guess what this means

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yay!

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pretty funny to be in chelsea and at cheim and read

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i dont really know how to spell or pronounce cheim and read

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i can pronounce FONG

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i liked this weird thing

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the other works were kinda safe n saleable

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which is fine cuz it is important to sell art

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it was funyn i said hi to Jules and he bumped this guy and made him spill two full glasses of wine down his shirt

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the press release when it was talking about “acronyms of the graffiti community” was pretty funny you should look it up
they certainly didn’t write what CBT stands for!

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maybe favourite

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sorry i took a lot of photos

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i dont mean to make the show seem repetitive
i just took a lot of photos

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sorry

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ah and then there was a huge rainstorm

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took shelter with the doggie in the Jon Rafman show in Zach Feuer

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i liked this piece

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everyone was nice to the wet scared doggie

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jeanette!

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then we went to Martos gallery

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the dog was so scared from the thunder that he pooped all over the floor

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a fear-based poop

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the doggie liked this

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maybe he is a sheepdog!
he has strong herding instincts
for a four pound puff

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oh yummy diner food

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i think joe went outside to smoke just so i would take this photo as he knew i would

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and then BJarne Melgaarde at Gavin Brown
do we have time for this?
i had wanted to go watch harry potter
hmm let me think one sec