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Adventurous: I added something new to my routine yesterday and got a little adventurous. I walked into a gallery near my home and got a personal tour of a recently opened show "Critical Condition," now showing at the Jim Kempner Gallery. The image is Robert Attanasio's piece, "Be Thoughtful." He curated the show which includes three other artists, gilf!, Bob Seng, and Adam Taye. This one particular piece is called, "Be Thoughtful" and its formerly a Gatorade ad that originally had the word "Be Tough" to which Attanasio ingeniously added h-t-f-u-l. Those five letters subverted the ad and created a whole new vibe. The South Bronx born artist said that this world has too much violence and he just wanted to soften it up a bit. Why promote tough when you can promote thoughtfulness? When you're adventurous lots of amazing things happen.
Here are some more of Attanasio's work:


Attanasio's gift to the NRA. Says it makes a great suicide gun
Plot, a tribute to Cuban artist, the late Ana Mendieta. People should kneel before this. The planks are from Mendieta's husband Carl Andre. The plot of grass is a declaration that Ana is still alive.

Yes, it's about race, but he says so much more. Like the way America has a bad habit of white washing every thing.







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