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Jay Heikes



Institution Walker Art Center
Location Not on view.
Untitled, Jay Heikes
Studio view
Courtesy Walker Art Center
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WalkerResources  September 21, 2012

This artwork is on view in the Walker exhibition The Living Years: Art after 1989. The text below is a quote from the artist, reproduced for the artwork's label for that exhibition.

“The felts are stolen death metal logos and are to me about the abstraction of text as a sculptural form. On the other hand, they are about growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey, which I guess could be considered nostalgic. But when I lived there, I could always feel an underlying presence of something sinister and I was always expecting something bad to happen.” —Jay Heikes

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