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STRIPE CITY

STRIPE CITY

L G

W I L L I A M S

STRIPE CITY

L G

W I L L I A M S

Selected by Jenny Saybaugh

STRIPE CITY L G W I L L I A M S Selected by Jenny Saybaugh

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OTHER BOOKS BY LG WILLIAMS

BOOKS Art History Lecture Notes

1997

Drawing Upon Art

1997

Straw, Fluff and Eat Pebbles

1998

Y2K and Modern Art

1999

Click Here To Enter: Catalogue Raissoné

2000

Gorgeous Nonsense

2000

Complete Artwork Notes: 1985-2000

2001

LG Williams: Biography – 1983-2000

2001

Random Notes: 1993-2000

2001

Small Notebooks:

1-3

2001

Small Notebooks:

4-6

2001

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES Recent Paintings

1997

Clean Shorts and Recent Wood

1997

Selected Installations: 1997-98

1998

Another Tight Spot

1999

Figuerlich Art Und Konzeptkunst

1999

Miracle Gallery

2000

ARTIST BOOKS Year in Rearview

1998

100

1998

Dow

1999

Stars

1999

LA CART

2000

Planes

2000

Star Fuck

2001

POETRY Kingdom of Back

1999

Stripe City

1999

B sides

2000

Buddaheads and Ambercrombie

2000

The City of Angels Has a Halo of Smog

2000

Killer Beings

2001

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First Edition. 8/9/98

Published in the United States of America in 1998 by PCP Press, Berkeley, California.

© 1998 LG WILLIAMS and The Estate of LG WILLIAMS. All Rights Reserved.

No part of this publication may be reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission from LG Williams, The Estate of LG Williams or PCP Press.

STRIPE CITY

1

Pain:

not just another four-letter word.

2

Shark! ( on the bed )

3

So many happy insects flying into your speeding bold headlights.

4

You work

( undetectably)

so hard

at play.

5

You make clear why the discipline was blasted from the canon.

6

Those tiny bumps on your freeway are roadkill.

7

You know the dream of every inseam.

8

You don't see it? How could you? You're it.

9

You'd send Matisse back to the drawing board.

10

Bloody battles and savage wars, so you can tremble.

11

How good can it be without wood?

12

Generations live in your 22 years.

13

You're

14

The things you do so well, are normally reserved for hell.

15

You know you're with a pro, when you quickly go to I don't know.

16

23 years

to get

72 hours

of yours.

17

Rest,

next,

complex.

18

(At the intersection, near the end of Telegraph Ave.) I stopped, turned my head, ( blink ) you.

19

( So many) ghosts on your windshield.

20

Meeting at the Y.

21

memories

in retrospect:

seiromem.