May 10th, 2006

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i was talking to james at a party last week, and i mentioned this project. he said "wow, i don't even know anybody who owns a gun." after a few seconds, his girlfriend said "you own a gun. there's that gun in the closet."

james isn't really interested in guns. he doesn't particularly like them.

a few years ago he was comissioned to make a sculpture of a duck hunter for a hunting club in missouri. rather than make a gun out of clay, he just bought one and made a mold from it. after the bronze was cast, he reclaimed the body of the sculpture for a piece he's working on now. the gun, sat in a bag in a closet.
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