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Michael Byron
Grisaille African Power Object
2000
Dinter Fine Art
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ART ABOUT LIFE
by Charlie Finch



Roberta Smithís Thursday review in the New York Times of two group shows of skeletons and skulls at Cheim & Read and Dinter Fine Art ends with the gloomy philosophical observation that life is steeped in death, that being born, living and expiring are all one constant of dying. Samuel Johnson was so fearful in being immersed in such a reality that he had his friend Hester Thrale tie him up in chains, in secret, and whip him to disperse such intimations of morbidity.

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