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Alec Soth Host

I’m always interested in seeing the underpants of a gallery and while I’m sure running such an enterprise is often a thankless task, it amuses me how often they seem unprepared for visitors. I sometimes find myself more interested in the mechanics of the place than the stuff on show. Today I went to Alec Soth at HOST (website gone) and fortunately the pictures were enough of a distraction from all the construction work but I did feel like I was getting in the way a bit. Still, my arrival seemed to prompt the stacking of the otherwise empty bookshelf which gave me another chance to browse the Niagara book and get in the way some more.

Old Comments

The comments from the previous WordPress blog.

ben roberts: ah… you should have been there a wee bit later on for the ‘closing party’!

one thing i love about the host gallery is that they stock up their shelves with books for openings/events - keeps people interested and hanging around after they have seen the images.

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