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LIVING IN HAIRY TIMES - PART II

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“We despise all reverences and all the objects of reverence which are outside the pale of our own list of sacred things. And yet, with strange inconsistency, we are shocked when other people despise and defile the things which are holy to us.”   Mark Twain
“When people are stripped of their identities, they will develop a huge need for nostalgia. It is a mysterious thing. The fashionable costumes worn by the young are really nostalgia. Jeans, the love of levis, it is really grandpa’s work clothes. It is the motley costume of the clown. A clown is a person with a grievance:  the voice of grievance who tells the emperor or ruler what was wrong with society. He may lose his head with the telling - but the clown is trying to tell us what is wrong with society.”   Marshall McLuhan





~ INTRODUCTION ~
As noted in “Living in Hairy Times, Part I,” at only 23 years old Winnie Truonghas shared her large scale drawings here in the US and in Canada. Part II of “Living in Hairy Times” will disp…