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Tangential Logic and the Anxiety of Interpretation

Tangential Logic and the Anxiety of Interpretation

I decide not to check my coat at the museum. It seems risky and scary in my current state of mind, but, of course, I run into an acquaintance who works as a greeter and although our conversation seems like it’s going well, and feels relatively normal, in my head I’m thinking, oh god, am I smiling too much? Is the pause between her words and my response the right amount of time? It is... so... bright in here.

As I float up the tall flight of stairs to the “New Arrivals” exhibition, I’m greeted almost immediately by Grace Hartigan’s ‘Pallas Athena - Fire’ a large, dark, jewel-toned, chunky and swooshy abstract...

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