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Hypolithon

In Art, Art Gallery blurbs from the future on 2013/10/28 at 21:18

Hypolithon – 2019

The Inuktitut text in this piece translates to “your wife is ugly and your children are stupid.” The entire slab is made from fused and carved quartz crystals harvested by hand from the rocky polar deserts of the Canadian high Arctic where they provide habitat for a species of Archaea that thrives in harsh conditions. Sometimes harsh conditions reveal harsh truths.

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