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February 10, 2011

Farewell Dennis

Filed under: Favorite Artists, funny art, Genius, Heroes, Uncategorized, Video — corona @ 19:21

It might be a little late,  but here’s a small tribute to one of my heroes.

I know his work has taken a substantial shift since the 70s, but his video series from 1970-1974  made such an impact on me that I’ll never forget some of those images and how they made me feel.

With the incorporation of his family, Oppenheim’s video work established a beautifully intimate quality without seeming overly sentimental. They made me laugh, cringe, and cry. Work like that is rare.

Thanks, Dennis.

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