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Fluchtgedanken: Thoughts of Escape

Friderike Heuer's new montage series based on George Tooker's art raises questions of who lives and who dies in the time of pandemic


STORY AND MONTAGES BY FRIDERIKE HEUER


SINCE WE ARE ALL OVER THE MAP this week anyhow, I might as well think out loud about one of my current preoccupations in the art department.

As those of you familiar with my montage work know, I often appropriate partial images from other artists into my art. I am not alone in that venture: Artists more famous or talented than I have long pursued all forms of appropriation, sometimes even direct copying. A more detailed discussion in the art world can be found here.

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