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"I love the way it blurs the boundary between inside and out."
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"I live in the Brooklyn arrondissement."
Well la de da. . .
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"Helen, I really wish you would respect my creative process."
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Now Playing at the Europlex
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"Of course, it's a very early Rembrandt."
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"I'm a voracious amasser of reading material."
"You're carrying a lot of pretension in your back."
"What are you pretending to be absorbed in?"
"Boy, boys. You're getting loud and no one gives a damn how big your salaries used to be."
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"Oh, just hanging out, reading Upanishads."
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"Our flavors of the day are Prodigal, Importune, and Mal de Siècle."
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"I believe this is one of Rembrandt's earliest selfies."
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Not A Bookstore: Non-books that look like books for folks who don't read books, but want people to think they read books.
"I've had those books for years. They represent the person I once aspired to be."
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"It's one of those movies where people are always in the shadow of venetian blinds."
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"What inspired someone to spend countless millions to buy it?"
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"I was going to call it 'Empty Plinth', but then I settled on 'Winter's Smile'...I wanted to capture the 'nothingness' of an 'absence of anything'..."
'I should know who he is! His work is in every gallery I go into.'
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"I would describe my work as postindustrial, postmodern, postconstructivism."
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"One thing I'll say for us, Meyer--we never stooped to popularizing science."
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"In order to facilitate the maximisation of our human capital resources..."
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"I'd prefer this to a gold watch any day."
"Aldo... promise me you'll order our dessert in Italian, too!"
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