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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Imitation of Life


I've been thinking about Armando Reveron, the Venezuelan painter who made life sized dolls and used them as his artists models. I think a lot about Dare Wright, who wrote books about dolls that sometimes seemed more real to her than people. There are so many faces that I glance at every day, inanimate objects transformed by the simple fact that they mimic breathing life, and animated by everything I've projected onto them.









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