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3 things about Leslie Buchbinder’s HAIRY WHO & THE CHICAGO IMAGISTS

Hairy Who & the Chicago Imagists [2014] 1. “Chicago is and always has been a Surrealist town.” 2. A talking mustache. 3. Comic book-style program in lieu of an exhibition catalog.

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3 things about Maria Finitzo’s 5 GIRLS

5 Girls [2001] 1. After getting a hug from the boy she tells her friends, “This jacket will never be washed.” 2. From the balcony they look down onto the dancefloor, silently, bored. 3. “I wish I hadn’t been so … Continue reading

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3 things about Olympia Stone’s CURIOUS WORLDS: THE ART & IMAGINATION OF DAVID BECK

Curious Worlds: The Art & Imagination of David Beck [2015] 1. Birdshot painted white becomes popcorn. 2. An elephant inside an elephant inside an elephant. 3. He makes his own hinges.

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3 things about Ronald Neame’s THE HORSE’S MOUTH

The Horse’s Mouth [1958] 1. “You’re missing a big slice of life, Cokey. Half a minute of revelation’s worth a million years of know-nothing.” “Who lives a million years?” “A million people, every twelve months.” 2. As he stands up, … Continue reading

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3 things about Faythe Levine & Sam Macon’s SIGN PAINTERS

Sign Painters [2013] 1. “One thing I tell people, don’t ever use pink without talking with the customer first. Some people really do not like that.” 2. Gnarled, paint-spattered hands picking out a tune on an old upright piano. 3. … Continue reading

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3 things about Kartemquin Films’ GOLUB: LATE WORKS ARE THE CATASTROPHES

Golub: Late Works Are the Catastrophes [2004] 1. $20 worth of guns from the toy store on Bleeker Street. “Get a receipt.” 2. We can disappear you. 3. “You’re at the end of the rope. It’s a long rope. But … Continue reading

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3 things about Tchavdar Georgiev & Amanda Pope’s THE DESERT OF FORBIDDEN ART

The Desert of Forbidden Art [2010] 1. “There was no one around to see, except tarantulas, and scorpions, and archeologists.” 2. A wide purple road. 3. Museum staff sets out giant pans of water in each room because the climate … Continue reading

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