Art Basel Miami Beach

Karen Finley Wants to Paint Your Psychic Energy

Once upon time, in another world, Karen Finley gave the people what they did not yet know they wanted. She got a lot of flack for it, and a lot of praise, too. Yet neither could stop her from doing whatever it was she decided to do.

Had Finley come of rage now, every outburst would be meme'd to no end. But back then, before social media devoured us whole, life was lived in the moment, rather than reflected on as it was unfolding. And any recorded evidence of its existence was left for posterity; not immediately uploaded on YouTube.

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