By Sally Eckhoff
F*ck artwork (Let’s Dance) is a chronicle of ten slam-bang years in a truly slam-bang a part of manhattan urban, and of 1 younger painter's campaign to make that position her own.
This memoir, through a former Village Voice author and critic, starts off in 1977 with the summer season of Sam and ends with the Tompkins sq. Park riots—two infamous incidents that outlined an age. After a final, determined summer time within the seashore cities of manhattan, the naive younger wannabe artist borrows her dad’s El Camino, funds a visit to long island with the swap on his cufflink stand, and rents an condominium on East 10th highway with a flooring so crooked that every thing that falls off the kitchen counter rolls below the tub. after which she starts off to color, consume, dance, and think her means round New York.
F*ck paintings may remind you of what it appears like to be a newbie in a land of crooks and geniuses.
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F*ck Art (Let's Dance) by Sally Eckhoff