Wikipedia Poem, No. 882
it’s about time for the art market to be subject to regulation à la the sec
for art’s part
of the world
because otherwise we would
thee becauses the becausing world
rauschenberg’s dilemma: what to do with this angora goat
art’s about time
its an angora goat
she retains that
to rebuff historical value
naf naf naf
she retains these things as a means of escape a way out of her images of the world because otherwise we would stay there forever fixed like the fly waiting for its annihilation
mechanisms of proven
porcelain sculpture fait d’hiver
fixed like this part of historical value
martyrs angora goat
she retains the virgin
i ate some of that
the art’s part
a me now
fait d’hiver which is porcelain
sculpture for french fashion brand major
museums the fly waits
for contemporary nothing
a place with a scope lying somewhere between grassroots alternative spaces for contemporary art and major museums that show only artists of proven historical value
for the artists of proven historical value
martyrs annihilation a bank holiday
of his bank out time for its annihilation
i ate some escape
a way of these porcelain scriptures fait d’hiver
martyrs and warriors of last summer’s coup
which is porcelain
fait d’hiver which is sculpture for thieves
we world among because otherwise we fashion
major museums art
about time for its annihilation
no artwork nothing-day of the virgin a bank holiday took the plates
out of the virgin a bank
out of time for the fly
waiting for someone to love last summer
a coup no artwork nothing some
the virgin of the virgin à la the thing’s mechanism
framing mechanisms of things
of the virgin à la the fly
waiting for 1980
advertisements of the virgin world
because otherwise we fix
like a thing means to means
the most expensive living female
dilemma: what to make of gathered porcelain
alternative spaces forever against porcelain
fixed things the most expensive living female
jeff koons eats the angora goat
she retains the virgin à la one final bank holiday
virginity and banality frame the day
jeff koons has been found guilty of plagiarising a 1980s advertising campaign for french fashion brand naf naf to make his porcelain sculpture fait d’hiver which is part of his banality series
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