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“We watched Saved by the Bell and later Beverly Hills, 90210, and have all experienced what it means for Super Mario to eat a mushroom and double in size. That’s us — we were still acquainted with deficit, but had already been infected with gluttony.”
“Once, they bought Komar and Melamid in Los Angeles; I wrote to the transport people that they would be bringing it all and they’d have to then take it to New York for further shipment to Europe. They said, “Okay, no problem.” The next day they wrote to me, “You know, the painting was brought to us attached to the roof of an Escalade with a rubber band. Good thing there was no rain.””
“The nicest thing about my current situation is that I can do what I’m doing and have fun in the process. Someone told me some time ago that it was extremely important for me to get a board of directors as soon as possible, but I wasn’t really sure it was my path. And now this person has lost his investors and board. So I believe in there being different types of companies and different ways of doing things.”
“The only way I could react to my divorce, which can’t really be called that because that’s not what it was, but I’m sure that no one would like to read such tasteless words on these beautiful pages, so, the only way I could write about my divorce and not collapse under the weight or stench of the words was to laugh about it.”
Bilingual (English / Latvian) with a side of Russian.
140 mm x 200 mm.
Printed in Jelgavas tipogrāfija, Latvia.
Everything at Benji Knewman is made to order or produced in small batches to avoid surplus product and leave a smaller footprint whenever it’s possible.