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What to make of chaos

Pope.L’s work can be funny, deep, and irresolvable

William Pope.L’s “Corbu Pop #1,’’ in wood, plaster, paint, and ink, borrows from the Le Corbusier-designed Carpenter Center at Harvard, where he had an exhibit. William Pope.L’s “Corbu Pop #1,’’ in wood, plaster, paint, and ink, borrows from the Le Corbusier-designed Carpenter Center at Harvard, where he had an exhibit. (Courtesy of The Artist)
By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / March 3, 2010

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Two blue tarps hang inside the gallery door at Samson. They look like a stage curtain, which opens to reveal a pile of dirt, like the set of Samuel Beckett’s “Happy Days,’’ in which a woman appears half-buried in a mound of earth. It’s not a Beckett set; it’s an exhibition by William Pope.L, a visual and performance artist whose ... (Full article: 969 words)

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