Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Recent work: "Used to Be Larry's"

Back in 2005, there was a grocery store in Tucson that had the most glorious arrows and designs and colors all over the outside.

A few years later, I returned and stopped short, appalled at how everything had been painted over and the walls were now pretty much “baby butt beige.”

I asked a passerby what happened. “Oh, that used to be Larry’s,” he said. “He sold it and the new owner repainted it.” He walked on. After a few minutes, so did I, slowly, sadly.

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