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David Deitcher, Stone’s Throw

A large blank white paper sheet with an inch-wide black border, from Untitled (The End) (1990), a paper-stack work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, hangs on my bedroom wall. Friends react variously to this sheet taken from its stack, often with confusion at how slapdash it looks taped up there, sometimes making fun of the idea that it’s an artwork, with pause for its perceived melancholy.

Jonathan Griffin, On Fire

Art is a stubborn survivalist, having been buried alive many times over by theorists prone to writing autopsy reports.


The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2016

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