A guard at The Carnegie museum slashed a Vija Celmins painting
. (How a Vija Celmins
painting could piss anybody off is beyond me.) He said it wasn't personal. The same thing happened to me early in my career (in my FIRST juried show), and I can tell you, if it is your painting, it always feels "personal". There should be a special ring in hell.......
(click to enlarge) Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin, Sept 18, 1987
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