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CHIEF OF ARTISTIC VALUE

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“ Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong. ”

—    Oscar Wilde (via quotes-shape-us)

“ Never regret thy fall,
O, Icarus, of the fearless flight,

For the greatest tragedy of them all,

Is never to feel the burning light. ”

—    Oscar Wilde (via henretta84)

mocatv:

Allen Ruppersberg
Still Life, 1982
Acrylic on canvas with ten concrete heads
Paintings: 96 x 66 in. each
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Gift of anonymous donor and the artist

"What’s probably most comedic to me is the writing of the article. It focuses so much on the cars, and whether they got automatic or stick shift transmissions. There’s that line, ‘we had a little chit-chat, and then I asked him to kill my mom.’ That all feels like bad ’80s horror movie writing to me.”—Brian Kennon

Still Life is now on view at MOCA Grand Avenue. Listen to an audio interview with Kennon about his L.A. connection to the work on The Curve.

(via thelegendaryhitchhiker)

“ You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear. ”

—    Oscar Wilde (via feellng)