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People throw away a lot of good things: clothes, toys, broken toasters, record players, and in the newer areas they throw out tables and chairs that don't fit in their new house. The ecology movement doesn't matter. I make over $250 in coke bottles. People here can't realize there are poor people in the world. They can't think about the needs of other people.

1972 (print 1998)

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  • Medium

    Gelatin silver print

  • Accession number


  • Dimensions

    Paper: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)

  • Credit

    The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
    Gift of Gary A. Richwald, MD, MPH in memory of Ann and Marvin Richwald