“This is the hottest booth! You’ve got to come in here and see what’s really happening in art today!”

“Well I understand that may be reasonable to you but if you want to make a sale you have to make it reasonable for me.”

“How much more of this are you ready for?”

“Well that’s the most dismal thing I’ve seen since we’ve been here.”

A: “To me those prints are like a stroll among the flowers on a spring day.”
B: “What?”

“It’s just sick…but funny you know?”

“It feels like an ice cream headache but I haven’t had any ice cream.”

[Into cell phone] “You should come down here. It’s like a smorgasbord…(pause) a big platter…just come meet me.”

- Tucker Nichols [Tuesday, January 21st, 2003]


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