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Monday, Jan 25, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by Brian Dillon
The Wall Street Journal (16 January 2010)

“Why so many artists, from Proust to Warhol, are frequently under the weather… Doesn’t the hypochondriac—anxious, death- and age-obsessed, hypersensitive and self-absorbed—sound suspiciously familiar? Pumped into lumpy strangeness at the gym, filleted and stitched by the surgeon, embalmed in Botox, our contemporary celebrities look more like survivors than people who are going places.”


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