E Pluribus Unum

"The installation was one of several chosen for the Homes for Art project. The artwork plays with notions of home and harmony. The clapboards of the house were stenciled in red with culturally cherished proverbs: "A man’s home is his castle", "Be it so humble, there is no place like home", "Any old place I can hang my hat is home sweet home to me”, More realistic lines said, "It takes a heap o payin", "The house discovers the owner", "After the house is finished, leave it", culminating in "Run away home".

Lucy R. Lippard, "Sliding into Place", 1998

Aluminum, wood, paint, approx. 30’ x 30’
911 Arts and Resource Center, Seattle
Photo credits, Gloria Bornstein

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