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Jorge Pardo’s Project (2000) at the Dia Center for the Arts
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GOTHAM ART & THEATER
by Elisabeth Kley



Edward Kienholz’ celebrated period piece, Roxys (1960-61), a haunting recreation of the salon of a famous 1940s Los Angeles brothel, was nostalgic even when Kienholz first made it almost 50 years ago. Period furniture and dim lighting, a jukebox playing big band tunes, and a goldfish bowl with live fish are among the details. Every table has a doily and the loudly ticking grandfather clock is set to the present time.

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