Celebrating Extremes: John Waters at Marianne Boesky “This is…

written by Niche.LA Video Art January 19, 2015


Celebrating Extremes: John Waters at Marianne Boesky

“This is the crab lice, and they are an endangered species,” explained John Waters recently, striding through a gaggle of journalists at Marianne Boesky Gallery to point out his vaguely Rorschach-like black line drawing of the parasite. He continued, affecting a tinge of soapbox bravado: “Young people do not have pubic hair anymore. Your selfish pubic politics have put out of work all the people at the A200 factory. I want ribbons at the Oscars!”

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