Clouds and Struggles (‘08)
This was part of the “emotions” pieces. This one signifies struggles, using some of my personal struggles at the time, likely related to love and pain, like the lovesick fool I am.
Ink, Marker, Graphite and Colored Pencil, also on Strathmore
Can’t help but love her. I wish I was as cool of an April as the April she plays on P&R.
The following is the transcript of Giancarlo DiTrapano and Tao Lin’s text messaging correspondence from July 2, 2010 through June 26, 2011. Some names, places, and code words were changed in order to protect some names, places, and code words. No texts were omitted or added.
Jul 2, 2010
Tao: Is there a party in Williamsburg
GianCarlo: No idea. Had dinner with that old fag XXXXXX XXXXX, who have decided is the best conversationalist I ever met. he’s 20 times more alive than me. Never heard of bburg party, sorry.
G: At those benches. Take your time.
G: How many of these should I take?
T: I’m good with half of one but I weigh 125 so maybe just one whole one. Open it and pour the little balls into your mouth.
G: Ooh fun. Thanks, Tao.
T: Thank you too.
G: Havin any fun?
T: Just woke for the day. Hehe.
G: You out?
T: By Washington sq park. What’s happening
G: Walking on Ave A, kinda high. Wanna chill?
T: Sure. Meet on 2nd ave and something in 20 min? What street?
G: 2nd and 7th?
Read the rest at Vice Magazine: “ANDREW”: A DIALOGUE OF TEXTS IN THE YEAR OF DRUGS AND KINDNESS - Viceland Today
I Can’t help but reblog this. My love for Tao Lin often transforms into hate and then somehow dissolves back into the former.
I decided to put the Polaroid film that I am selling on Ebay, to make it easier for you to buy!
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