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Graphite on paper

“… Will said the paintings reminded him of the conversation we had the night before with a woman from India who lived unhappily in an arranged marriage for nearly twenty years. He used the word “bound” to describe both the paintings and her relationship. Her family was Catholic in India, and don’t speak to her to this day for finally leaving her husband.”  (2006 exhibition “The Doll House Paintings”)

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Graphite, oil on Mylar

“…But the American partiality to myths of redemption and damnation remains one of the most energizing, most seductive aspects of our national culture. What we have left of Whitman’s discredited dream of cultural revolution are paper ghosts and a sharp-eyed witty program of despair.

“On Photography” Susan Sontag