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Relating in Chicago and Austin to Ann Arbor

November 19th, 2009 · No Comments

‘Melding’
Received April 13, 2009
Deposited May 13, 2009
This painting was given to me by the artist on a flight from Chicago to Austin. We struck up a conversation after his wife inferred based on the book I was reading that I, along with them, was an educator. It did not take long for Christopher’s passion [...]

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From Las Vegas to Houston to New York City

July 10th, 2009 · No Comments

I found this at a trade show in Las Vegas, NV one month ago. It caught my eye. I thought someone had lost something, then turned it over to find that it was ‘public art’. I kept it on a coffee table at home, and I have since left it in my neighborhood coffee shop [...]

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Found on wife’s birthday

July 10th, 2009 · No Comments

I found a painting on a seat on the #6 train at Canal St. on the way to celebrate my wife’s birthday. I gave it to her as a birthday present. It sits in our living room for a month.
Chris, New York/USA

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Journey in Tokyo

July 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Hello dear artist,
I’ve had the joy of receiving this piece of work from Mr. Bill Morris visiting us (business) in Tokyo.
I will unwillingly give away your work after a month as the promise is. “Unwillingly” is to say for giving away both the artwork and the thought of sending it away for another journey will [...]

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French critic outside MOMA

July 10th, 2009 · No Comments

It seems to me that here is a great variation on the theme of street art, because whether Fitzgerald is aware of it or not, whether he wants it to be or not, this is what it’s really about: a work created by an artist, put at the disposal of everybody, for somebody – free, [...]

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