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Chrissie Iles, Anne & Joel Ehrenkranz Curator, in Conversation with Robert Longo on 'Body of a Comic,' 1984

In this video, curator Chrissie Iles speaks with artist Robert Longo about his work, Body of a Comic (1984). The artist describes why he dedicated the the sculpture to the late comedian Andy Kaufmann and his desire for the work to "die" and come back to life.

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