Ballerina Clown – Gene Mendez
Thanks, Beachhead! – Steve Clare and Susan Millman
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Dear Beachhead,
Thank you, Delores Hanney, for explaining to me, after 25 years, that Ballerina Clown is a ” pychological resolution of opposites, a salute to those gaudy habitues of Ocean Front Walk.” Oh. And here I thought it was sophomoric prank, the result of a killer bag of weed that was funnier on paper, where it should have stayed, and a nose-thumbing to the citizens who have to live with, and worse – be identified with. Bi-gendered? It never occurred to me to look up her tutu. At least I now have a name to attach to it, the most embarrassing public art since the Triforum in downtown L.A.
Sincerely,
Gene Mendez
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Dear Beachhead Collective,
Thanks for keeping the Beachhead alive and vibrant. Voice for Free Venice.
Sincerely,
Steve Clare and Susan Millman

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