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June 11, 2004
Milled around an art opening for a couple hours this evening after work. T had five pieces on display, and as one of the artists had to stick around for the whole 2 hour opening, so we did some endurance milling. Didn't have to talk "art speak" too much, since this was a "found object" show; no body (but the artists) was taking anything too seriously. The pieces were all about textures and colors, not politics. Refreshing. Also noted that craftsmanship and technique seem to be coming back into fashion and resuming their rightful places alongside whimsy and spontaneous originality.