At 27 Carly was an up-and-coming artist. She had just been featured in Art News Magazine.
She struck a pose in the bedroom doorway for Angel to admire. The soundtrack was C&A Feel Good Fashion: How do you want to feel today?
At 27 Carly was an up-and-coming artist. She had just been featured in Art News Magazine. She made boxes with objects inside, some disturbing and some high-tech, while others had objects that moved or made a noise. She thought of her work as post-post Joseph Cornell. She often made a recording reciting a story that related to the box, set against music.
She felt that her life was best lived to a soundtrack. This week the tune was “Moving on up to the East Side to a de-luxe apartment in the sky…” (from the Jefferson’s, she was a true aficionado of retro TV).
And, indeed, she did just move on up to a large apartment that would double as her studio in Midtown Manhattan in the thirties, and, yes, on the East Side, a far way away from her small studio in Flatbush, Brooklyn.
She had sold 10 of her boxes …