the natural graces that extinguish art

November 23rd, 2010

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ahahahahahahha!

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that photo really cleared my brain palate with humour

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which is great because i was all tangled up in drama

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i dont have time to address my personal problems so lets just look at the photos

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lets grovel for our scraps

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let’s catalogue the past and move on

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we can puzzle it out later

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brush it all under the knitwear

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no exit is ever clean…

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amen

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Upton got a new lease on life so we had brunch

he likes to say it is month to month

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when that wasn’t enough we had celebratory dinner

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THERE WAS SO MUCH TO CELEBRATE i will tell you about it later

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it’s all about freedom

freedom is free

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Momofuku prix fixe is not :(

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but how often do you get a random reprieve???

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sigh!

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fresh start

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new perspective

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things are weird in the house
upton wanted to prove to me that the rug i bought while he was away was too loud so he staged this little photo to make me feel embarrassed

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it’s best to stay outside

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arghhh i wish this truck had stood still for a sec
i love the half fixed truck look

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i almost bought these but then realized i didnt have $400 for pony boots

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avery and i had a very odd photo adventure instead

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freedom isnt free
but digital photos are

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bushes are

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i know im being cagey

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the truth is sometimes too brutal

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i should put this photo up with the pigeons and their ravioli breakfast

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then we visited Hanna Liden’s studio

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hanna finishing some secret miami things

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yum

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here is another sneak miami preview
bunny-k by the sea!

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now i am where?

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oh shit i have to back up one sec

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saw lots of fun things on the road to providence

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this photo doesnt capture the real action which was pretty impressive

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made it to Ara Peterson’s to pick up some works!

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Ara likes to spray too
more spray soon dont worry

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he has a new house with an awesome basement studio

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and he still loves pinball!

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this place was fantastic

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full of male role models

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we had to go in a big hurry
another crazy project to oversee back in nyc…

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got in at like 4am
woke up at 7am to frantic calls from the wall
took a moment to sniff the ginkos

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it really is GINKO TIME right now go sniff the poo berries

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the wall!
OMG

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what the fuck is going on

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a little space man ran up while we were figuring out what the fuck was going on

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spaceman made sprayyyyyy

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i know youve seen a fill in

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and i know youve seen a fire extinguisher tag

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but have you ever seen a fire extinguisher fill in?

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oh BOY

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space man space man

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likes to spray

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pooting

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if a tag is the simplest way to mark a wall….

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then consider this the apotheosis

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at least until they figure out how to fill a fire truck with paint and hose shit

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hey thats an idea

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fucckkkkkkkk

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fuckkkk

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up for one day only go check it out
before we extinguish it for the winter mural coming next week!

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36 Comments so far ↓
  • miss prision

    awesome

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  • brendan

    i want my sad breakup poem back

  • pedro

    Did upton really used to sell his ass on craigslist?

  • m

    the red fez!!!

  • lazy

    the wall now looks like a tagged up jacob kassay. that ought to be worth what, like $90,000?

  • Upton

    Did pedrophile really use an anonymous proxy to post that comment with a false email? Is that how you do it on Craigslist, trolling for boys? I mean, all signs say yes. You’re awfully inquisitive. It’s alright, I don’t mind or care not knowing who you are. Have a nice life sitting in the loge, don’t get a nosebleed.

  • jay zzzzzzzz

    upton serving them.

  • jay zzzzzzzz

    that fillin!

  • jay zzzzzzzzzz

    Shouldnt Kathy be considered the real pedophile here?

  • Upton

    Let’s be gentlemen and leave Kathy out of this. Why come on her blog acting out of pocket? Starting trouble… Name calling. Go punch your locker and stay in your habitat, if you can call it that.

  • Want Want

    too bad the wall can’t be sace longer

  • Upton

    Don’t give sour grapes an hour on the market. Let’s get back to focusing on the brilliance of this post. Not even biased. It’s spectacular!

  • Upton

    No doubt, that’s what I want want!

  • Rob Graves

    I just found a crowbar.

  • Upton

    Christine,
    Josh is a good guy. No more questions please, not here.

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  • L

    whats the scoop on the art basel shows???

  • Krungthep

    That is a fine memorial but on another note…yes we have seen them, Kathy…. also bigger, older & not legal. Since you asked.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hyVUGxFPto

  • airclay

    that vizie’s killin it

  • istepindogshitbarefooted

    I can take your pass out pics but Upton makes this blog make me want to shot myself in the fucking face. It was happy days when I thought you had dumped him? Or maybe you’re going for a metaphor? Something like a shit berry that just keeps clinging onto the hair around a cat’s asshole? Love the cat, hate the shit berry. Anyway go get laid in Basel by someone else so we don’t have to put up with his palid mug anymore.

  • Upton

    You step in dogshit bare footed?

  • Upton

    Nice attitude! Be careful guy, dog shit easily penetrates through the soul – Much as it does the sole when wearing shoes.

  • Lanny Quarles

    municipal waist! hehe
    upton drawing with his britches down
    is pretty good too. I have a collage around here somewhere called

    ‘the ultimate bohemian’
    which consists of like a 19th century white marble statue of a dog taking a grunty, but I put a top-hat on ‘em..

    would you like that?

    that is sort of art from behind materielle..

    i know you hate surrealism, but Dali did a bunch of great ass shots where he conflated the cheeks with rhino horns. and there is also Linh Dinh’s blog _The Lower Half_

    http://lowerhalf.blogspot.com/

    you might like that.

    Lanny

    hope nada is rada

  • Upton

    I check this blog very often, so watch out! I’ll even use her password if I have to set you bitches straight.

  • Young Pallid

    So I hear you do your best impersonations on blogs. Sorry you’re stuck on bitter, quitter. My knuckles are hurting right now from a real world encounter with someone, albeit less scared, just like you.

    Typing really isn’t helping my hand. I like that you emulate my name; You’re so invested, you lame. Enjoy your bad review, I’ll stick to this beautiful view and Miles Davis while you Bitches brew.

    Hoping you cheer up.

  • yasmin

    upton pallid yeah maaybe but hes as cute as they come – i loves the photos from the booth at nada kathy. will you show us some more?

  • Young Pallid

    So. Because I don’t really intend on frequenting my girls blog much, you can feel as free as you know how to feel to email me at this account I’ve created to hear from you. I will check it sparingly, if I remember or care five minutes from now. But please, I don’t have time for the casual, so I ask you keep it formal and include a telephone number or address were I can reach you.

    >> inputvaluemeal@gmail.com

    Last post and I’m ghost,
    Avery

    pun intended.

  • James

    you so clever girl

  • Jellybean Weirdo

    it seems there are some very rude people in the comments list here!
    wow. i never read them before very closely. Look. There is only one place we know of where life exists at all. In the whole universe! So guys, give life a break. Can you even fathom how rare any of this is?
    Don’t spoil it by being lame. Arguably, it is sort of lame, but once the bornins’ done, it’s done. So if you don’t want to see the pictures of some angle of the art world, go somewhere else and look in.

    Every soil has a smell to tell.

    :)

    May the farce be with you!

  • Mt.Palace

    I love the tribute to Dash but I wish the Neil Young quote was still up.

  • Want Want

    confused.

  • pauly

    where the miami pics @ ?

  • Gl

    is there going to be a miami recap? we want photos! must say i am loving what i can see of the hanna sculpture. upton,, or whatever you care to call yourself, i met you at the vogue party recently and no matter how charming or funny you are or think you were an asshole and you shouldn’t belittle someone infront of their friends and be mean for the sake of it so fuck you. did you get photos at the island kathy?

  • Young Pallid

    @WantWant

    The quote, painted by Espo directly above the OS Gemeos Bowery mural, was an esoteric commemoration to Sace and it read “Think of me as the one you never figured.” – Neil Young

  • Young Pallid

    Your small talk was eggshells stranger.

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