Objects often refuse to be endearing. Revolting against the crime scene of sentimentality they outlive us with their refusals, visible only in moments of slippage (between word-object-image) that ultimately reveal the failure of narratives that try to contain them or foist upon them a disposition.
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Art Donovan, Curator