I Just Don’t Understand How They Live This Way by Saul Ostrow

BOMB 10 Fall 1984
Issue 10 010  Fall 1984

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Saul Ostrow, I Just Don’t Understand How They Live This Way, from Object Lessons, 1984, oil on canvas, spray paint. Courtesy of Freidus/Ordover Gallery.

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Issue 10 010  Fall 1984