Backup Crew

In About a Boy Marcus poignantly realizes that you can’t get through life on your own, or even with one more person in your gang. You needed backup. As I write to you, one year deep in my diss research, I have backup and then some. Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the first pages of my dissertation. Maybe I can dream it into existence. I’ve already started drafting my dedication page and since the following players will most likely make the cut, I honor them here. Continue reading

Doris is the soul of this band!

Gordon Matta-Clark, Food, 1971. Matta-Clark cofounded Food, in SoHo, New York, with Carol Goodden, a restaurant managed and staffed by artists. The restaurant turned dining into an event with an open kitchen and exotic ingredients that celebrated cooking. Courtesy of

Carol Goodden and Gordon Matta-Clark in front of Food, 1971.

And apparently, the name of the restaurant Carol Goodden along with my art history crush Gordon Matta-Clark would turn into Food. Thanks for posting this image, Misael! I always knew Matta-Clark was part of my karass. Now I have proof!