January 14, 2009

Nice Hustle, Dia, You Get Right On That.

Red-headed Dia director Philippe Vergne was dressed in optimism--the new armor under Obama--and spoke of his mission this week to save Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty from contamination by oil companies planning to drill into Utah's Great Salt Lake. "We're going to win," he said. I believe him.
- quoted by Linda Yablonsky last week, nearly a year after the oil drilling permit issue arose, and several months after the collapse in oil prices decisively returned the thick, sticky, low-quality crude at Rozel Point to unprofitability. [artforum]

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