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  • “Clay Works In Progress”

    ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

    If I’d just blown in from out of town, I couldn’t think of a more foreboding set of exhibition conditions: the show is curated by the director’s spouse; it’s another noncommittal groupy begging the issue of who’s a good artist in favor of another tepid “theme”; it’s accompanied by more vapid argot like “due to the numerous potentialities [sic] inherent in the creative process and the experimental nature of the works in this show, some of the pieces were resolved in terms other than those proposed in the original concept of the exhibition” (translation: we had to make some changes); and it deals

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