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Guide to the Subway Therapy Collection
2016
 MS 3025

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Creator: Chavez, Matthew
Title: Subway Therapy collection
Dates [inclusive]: 2016
Abstract: The collection includes about 5,600 of the approximately 20,000 sticky notes from artist Matthew "Levee" Chavez's work Subway Therapy. The work was initiated by Chavez on 9 November 2016 and it ended on 16 December 2016. The work consisted of notes posted by individuals to the wall of the New York City subway station at Sixth Avenue and 14th Street, expressing their emotions in response to the U.S. presidential election held on 8 November 2016, won by Donald J. Trump.
Quantity: 1 Linear feet in one record carton
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Mixed Materials [1 0170 00001 9751] [Offsite-Box]: 1
Call Phrase: MS 3025