Bad Atrocity Writing

“What’s the difference between a baby and an onion? No one cries when you chop up the baby.”

Kristen Jensen, rock and plate. 2012, unglazed porcelain and porcelain with celadon glaze. 16 × 14 × 12". Courtesy of the artist.

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